Barcelona to launch crazy Cavani loan bid in January with Man Utd star said to be unsettled by Ronaldo

BARCELONA are rumoured to be keen on an Edinson Cavani loan swoop to strengthen their frontline following a tricky start to their season. 

And the Daily Star claims the Uruguay international has become unsettled at Man United following the return of Cristiano Ronaldo. 


Barcelona are reportedly eyeing a loan move for Edinson Cavani

The Nou Camp giants, who parted company with Lionel Messi this summer, have notched a couple of disappointing results in this term. 

These include points dropped against Granada and Cadiz and a 3-0 home loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. 

And reports claim Ronald Koeman’s position as club boss has been called into question with Belgium gaffer Roberto Martinez among those reportedly being eyed as a replacement. 

Despite their financial concerns, the Express claims Barca chiefs are making plans for January transfers with Cavani said to be among their top targets. 

It is thought Cavani, 34, had agreed to extend his contract with United the understanding he is still regarded as a key member of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad.

The forward joined the Red Devils on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain in October 2020 following a seven-year spell with the club with whom he won six Ligue One titles and seven French Super Cups.

However, the player has made just two appearances as a substitute for the Red Devils this season following the club’s acquisition of Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho. 

This includes coming on in the eighth minute of United’s surprise 1-0 home loss to Aston Villa last time out.  

Cavani netted 10 goals in 26 Prem appearances for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side last term helping them to finish second in the league. 

The Star claims Barcelona will up the ante in their quest to bring the Uruguayan to LaLiga. 

Reports suggest the club had hoped to sign him last summer prior to him agreeing to a new contract with the Red Devils

It is now thought Barca are keen on a short-term deal with the former Napoli and PSG striker. 


Edinson Cavani shows off his skills at Man Utd training