PSG close in on Cavani

Chelsea are set to miss out on signing Edinson Cavani as the Napoli striker looking set to secure a move to Paris Saint Germain, according to the Express.

The Uruguayan has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge for some time, with Real Madrid also reportedly interested though the Ligue 1 Champions are set to trump both clubs with a £55m offer, which will activate the players released clause.

They mega-rich club are also willing to offer the 26 year old £200,000 per week as they look to make an impression on next seasons Champions League.

Elsewhere, the Express also claim that the Blues are also set to be disappointed in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund forward Robert Lewandowski who, according to manager Jurgen Klopp, will move to Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich next summer.

The Metro understand that the Blues will now turn their attention to Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke, who scored nineteen goals in his debut season in England, while Liverpool’s Luis Suarez is also still on the clubs radar, according the Express.

A move for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has also been mooted, though David Moyes has stressed that the England international is not for sale.