€64m Manchester United target comments on his future

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Reported Manchester United target Edinson Cavani has given mixed signals on his future.

For months there has been speculation Edinson Cavani is unsettled at PSG, even if his goalscoring record of 17 goals in 21 starts suggests he is getting on just fine.

What lies behind the numbers is the fact the Uruguayan has been playing out on the right rather than as a centre-forward, and regular links away from the club.

Manchester United are the club most recently linked with signing him, with it even claimed Sir Alex Ferguson made a call to PSG boss Laurent Blanc to lay the groundwork and enquire about a star summer signing for David Moyes.

Now the €64 million valued striker has had his say on his present future and prospects, and there are plenty of mixed signals.

Speaking at an Italian awards ceremony on Monday night, the striker said:

"You may need to go anywhere andy ou should try to make the most of where you are. Admittedly,I miss Naples, as I miss my country.

"My eccentric position on the field? This brings a lot of discussion, but for me, the most important thing is to meet the objectives of the team,which should be the same for all. What's most important to me is to play, to play and win. Honestly I want to remain with my owners."

If he keeps repeating it, he may believe it - that's one way to look at his closing statement about wanting to stay.

The way he describes and acknowledges his position out wide shows that he is aware it's not ideal, but while he is having success out there and PSG also have to accommodate Zlatan Ibrahimovic it's likely he will remain.

His comments are unlikely to have done little to dissuade Manchester United or other suitors that he can't be persuaded to join them this summer - if they can pull off the ambitious feat of agreeing a fee with PSG.

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