Arsenal have been handed a major boost in their pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani after the striker was left out of the club’s training camp in Marrakech.
The Ligue 1 champions have declared their unwillingness to sell Cavani on a number of occasions, but Arsenal have been strongly linked with the Uruguayan is recent weeks, and this latest development with only intensify the gossip, and give Gunners fans increased hope.
The French side posted an official statement on their website from the training camp, saying that while the club’s Brazilian contingent had joined up with other members of the squad in Morocco ahead of their Qatar winter tour, Cavani would resume training back in Paris.
‘Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian players David Luiz, Marquinhos, Maxwell, Thiago Silva and Lucas arrived, as expected, on Sunday evening in Marrakech and were present at training this morning,’ the statement reads.
‘Javier Pastore rejoins his teammates this afternoon, while Edinson Cavani and Ezequiel Lavezzi resume training back in Paris.’
Lavezzi has also being linked with a move away from Paris in recent weeks, and this latest development suggests that both he and Cavani could soon have new clubs.