Real Madrid Acknowledge Nearly Get PSG Striker
Real Madrid’s interest in Edinson Cavani turned out to be true. But Los Galacticos wanted it 10 years ago.
Real Madrid is still handled by Fabio Capello intensively looking for talented young striker from South America. A number of names appear to the surface, some of which are Cavani and Gonzalo Higuain.
Madrid, represented by Real Madrid reserve team coach Castilla, Michel, try to approach Edinson Cavani. But in the end, El Real prefer to bring Higuain to the Santiago Bernabeu.
“When I got off the plane, I received a call from Michel, the reserve team coach at the time,” said Cavani’s former agent Alexis Papasan.
“He said: ‘Do you think Cavani can play in Castilla and in six months fully integrate with Real Madrid? I really love him’,” Papasan told.
Failed in uniformed Real Madrid, Edinson Cavani received an offer from Palermo on January 29, 2007. He was also able to become an important figure in the front line of Palermo with a notch 37 goals and eight assists from 117 games.
Shown nicely with Palermo, Uruguay national team striker was redeemed by Napoli in July 2010. Together with Napoli, the player’s career shines even more. He successfully collected 104 goals and 18 assists from 138 matches with Napoli.
Cavani finally digaet Paris Saint-Germain on July 16, 2013. So far, he has gained 143 goals and 23 assists from 211 games with PSG.