Aguero concerns may prompt Man City to look to £60m PSG star

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The Argentine’s absence from the latter stages of the World Cup through injury could see his club Manchester City launch a bid for Edinson Cavani.

With Manchester City desperate to defend the Premier League title they won last term, Manuel Pellegrini faces a difficult to decision as to whether he continues along with the injury-prone Sergio Aguero or opts for an alternative in PSG misfit Edinson Cavani.

The Argentine is struggling to make an impact with La Albiceleste at the World Cup, failing to find the net for the South Americans and missing much of the knockout stages through injury.

Expected to be back for their semi-final with Holland this Wednesday, Manchester City may nevertheless look to cash-in on Aguero this summer, amid concerns over his fitness record.

The 26-year-old managed just 23 Premier League appearances last term, but still racked-up a sensational 17 goals in the league with a further six scored in six Champions League games for the Citizens.

Despite the stop-start nature of his season though, the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid have been linked with bids for the forward, who has impressed throughout his time with City.

And while Barca are closing in on an alternative target in Luis Suarez, Real would no doubt still be open to a move as they look to go one better than their Catalan rivals, though they would most likely be forced to pay a substantial transfer fee.

That could clear the way for City to rekindle their interest in Edinson Cavani, a transfer target from last summer who opted to instead move to Paris Saint-Germain last term but has struggled to rediscover the form he enjoyed at Napoli.

City were rumoured to have bid £29 million for the Uruguayan, who eventually moved to the Parisiens for £55 million, and could capture the former Serie A hotshot for around £60 million after a season and a World Cup in which Cavani has struggled.

Cavani racked up 38 goals in 43 games for Napoli prior to his move to PSG, where he scored just 16 goals in Ligue 1, while the 27-year-old failed to find the net from open play for Uruguay at the World Cup.

The striker would also favour a move and the chance to play in a central role for City, having spent much of last season out on the wing for the Paris giants, while PSG could cut their losses on the player as they go in search of alternatives.

Aguero may be on his way out, but should City finally get their hands on Cavani it could be a match made in heaven.

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