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Arsenal get encouragement regarding £50m striker target Edinson Cavani

Striker Edinson Cavani is reportedly increasingly unsettled at PSG.

Arsenal may have missed out on signing Radamel Falcao in the summer, but there is increasing potential that Edinson Cavani may soon be available.

It was reported in the summer by L'Equipe that the Gunners enquired after both Ligue 1 strikers, ultimately settling on a late switch for Danny Welbeck.

Now fresh claims from the same newspaper suggest the 27-year-old is keen to leave the club, fed up with playing out of position.

"Upon his return to Paris after the summer break, the Uruguayan held talks with the club's board, who said he was not for sale, and his coach, who said he would look at that system, with two strikers and an attacking midfielder tucked in behind the front two".

Cavani believes his demands have not been adhered to,starting as a centre forward in just one of six matches this season, playing on the left-wing on the other five.

"If they cannot reached a satisfactory agreement, he is seriously considering leaving the club next summer, but not before," the paper adds.

Cavani has still managed to score three times, but is clearly not impressed with playing second fiddle to Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Should he continue to kick up a fuss behind the scenes, and a large offer is submitted to PSG, cashing in may be the club's best option.

Which should be enough to encourage Arsenal that in January they should test their resolve, add him to their strike force of Danny Welbeck and Olivier Giroud, and ship Yaya Sanogo off on loan.


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