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Transfer Balls Royal Flush: Edinson Cavani Wants Manchester United But Heads To Arsenal

by | 14th, August 2014

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



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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.



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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:



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):  



Over in the Metro, the same tweet from the aforesaid Marin leads to the headline:


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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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