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Napoli duo to elude Mancini

2012-06-14 22:01:14, Views: 10, Clubcall

Napoli duo to elude Mancini

Paris St Germain are set to win the race for Napoli's Ezequiel Lavezzi, while Edinson Cavani does not want to join Manchester City.

French Ligue 1 outfit Paris' sporting director Leonardo has revealed that the big spending club are poised to snap up 27-year-old Argentine striker, Lavezzi, in a 25 million euros deal.

He told Sky Italia: "We have not yet completed the deal. Will he (Lavezzi) be unveiled to the media next week? We shall see."

City boss Roberto Mancini had been linked with a swoop of Lavezzi, who gave his side a hard time in last season's Europa League. But it now looks like he will be moving to Paris on a five-year contract worth 5 million euros per season.

Meanwhile, Lavezzi's Napoli team-mate, Cavani, who has scored 66 goals in 94 Serie A matches since moving to Naples from Palermo in 2010, has dismissed the possibility of moving to the Etihad Stadium after the London Olympics this summer.

The 25-year-old Uruguay international told El Pais: "I just think of Napoli. I am not leaving for another club this summer. I will continue here. I have four years left on this contract and I am very confident about my future.

"Now, I want to rest and then help my team at the Games in London."


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