Edinson Cavani should leave Paris Saint-Germain, says former Spain international

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Edinson Cavani, who was linked with Arsenal and Liverpool in the summer, should leave Paris Saint-Germain, says former Spain international Luis Suarez.

Edinson Cavani was linked with number of Premier League clubs in the summer transfer window, including Arsenal and Liverpool.

Having been deployed out wide for most of the 2013-14 season, the Uruguay international striker had struggled to find his best form.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the undisputed main striker at PSG, and to accommodate his playing style, coach Laurent Blanc pushed Cavani out wide.

The former Napoli star has been deployed in his preferred central role more often this term, but he is likely to play second fiddle to Ibrahimovic as the season progresses.

Cavani has now been urged by former Spain international Luis Suarez to leave the Ligue 1 champions in order to play as the main striker and to enjoy his football.

‘He's become a normal player who just works for Ibra’, the 79-year-old told France Football, according to Goal.com. ‘Sometimes, despite wanting to make things better, you actually make the situation worse.

‘So, I think it would be better for him and the club [if Cavani were to leave] because Zlatan is more complete and stronger’.

The problem with Cavani leaving in January is that he is unlikely to get a move to any of the big clubs in Europe.

Arsenal signed Danny Welbeck, Liverpool recruited Mario Balotelli and Manchester United snapped up Radamel Falcao. Chelsea have enough ammunition up front.

Juventus do not need any striker at the moment, and neither do Barcelona (they cannot sign any players because of the transfer embargo anyway). Real Madrid are also well stocked up in that department, and so are Bayern Munich.

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