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Football: Edinson Cavani set for Paris St Germain medical examination on Monday

Published on Jul 14, 2013 10:36 PM
 

ROME (AFP) - Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani is expected to undergo a medical on Monday as he completes his move to French champions Paris Saint-Germain from Serie A side Napoli, according to Italian media.

Cavani will then reportedly sit down with PSG sporting director Leonardo and other club representatives to finalise the remaining details of the transfer before signing a five-year contract that will reportedly net him 10 million euros (S$16.5 million) annually.

The transfer fee, thought to be worth around 63 million euros, would be a new Ligue 1 record, eclipsing the 60 million euro sum paid by Monaco for Colombian forward Radamel Falcao.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis fired a parting shot on Sunday at Cavani, who topped the Serie A goalscoring charts with 29 goals last season, saying the striker "was thinking only of money".

 
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