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Tuchel rules out Cavani to Real Madrid
- Updated: July 31, 2018
Real Madrid are believed to be on the lookout for a typical and consistent striker, and there were reports that the club manager Julen Lopetegui had sounded it out to the Madrid hierarchy that he needs reinforcements in the club’s striking positions.
The likes of Edinson Cavani, and Mauro Icardi have been heavily linked with moves to the Bernabeu this summer by numerous reports.
However, If Madrid had eyes on a potential move for the former, PSG’s Edinson Cavani, as indicated by reports, then their hopes have been dashed as the Ligue 1 giants are not interested in letting the Uruguayan forward leave the Parc Des Princes this summer.
Paris St-Germain boss, Thomas Tuchel, has come out to rule out any chances of Cavani moving to the Santiago Bernabeu this summer.
It can be recalled that reports emerged last week that the Uruguay international would be open to a move to the Bernabeu in a bid to play his part to replace Ronaldo but the comments by Tuchel have apparently quashed such a possibility.
Cavani has been amongst the goals consistently and is one of the few forwards that can replicate Ronaldo’s numbers at the Bernabeu. The Uruguay international, 31, scored a whopping 40 goals in 48 appearances for PSG last season.
When asked if Cavani would be a PSG player in the upcoming 2018/19 season, Tuchel responded:
“This is my feeling and my biggest wish and I have not heard such a thing,”
“I spoke with Edinson some days ago and he did not mention anything. He told me he was looking forward to coming back and that he wants to achieve all his goals with us and our team.
“He is a key player for us and there is no idea here of selling Edinson.”