Transfer Balls Royal Flush: Edinson Cavani Wants Manchester United But Heads To Arsenal
TRANSFER Balls: Is Edinson Cavani coming to the Premier League? And if he is, which club badge will he be kissing?
The Daily Express has a truly epic headline that takes in no fewer than four of the top five English teams:
Arsenal to gazump Man Utd, Liverpool and Chelsea with £51m bid for PSG star Edinson Cavani
Arsenal are going to spend £51m on the Uruguayan? Jamie Anderson has news:
Reports claim the Gunners are intent on adding the coveted forward to their already impressive ranks, and are willing to part with a sizeable £51m to do so. Fresh claims have surfaced about Arsene Wenger’s interest in the Argentine international – most notably from esteemed Spanish journalist Kike Marin.
All spot on. Except for thj bit about Cavani playing for Argentina.
As for Marin’s scoop… well, it comes in the form of a tweet:
— Kike Marin** (@Kike_Marin_) August 13, 2014
Marin, we are told, is an “esteemed Spanish journalist”. He told us that Carlos Vela was going to start with the season at Arsenal (he didn’t):
— Kike Marin** (@Kike_Marin_) June 2, 2014
Over in the Metro, the same tweet from the aforesaid Marin leads to the headline:
But this is Transfer Balls. So, having been linked with a move to Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea, can Cavani maket is Royal Flush and be linked with Manchester City?
Yes. But we need to go back a few months – to a time when Arsenal were buying Loic Remy. As ITV reported:
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