Edison Cavani, Paris Saint Germain
Edison Cavani Joins Zlatan Ibrahimovic at PSG - Paris Saint Germain Update
Buoyed by the addition of Europe’s most coveted centre-forward, Edison Cavani, PSG will be stronger and tougher to defeat next season in both the Champions League and French Ligue 1, with the help of superstar striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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Paris Saint-Germain reportedly broke the transfer record in the French league by signing Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani on a five-year contract for 64 million euros ($84 million).
The previous record belonged to Monaco, who recently paid Atletico Madrid an estimated 60 million euros ($79 million) for Colombia superstar striker Radamel Falcao.
It is the fifth most expensive transfer in history, after Cristiano Ronaldo's move from Man United to Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane's transfer from Juve to Real Madrid, Zlatan Ibrahimovic's move from Inter Milan to Barcelona and Kaka's transfer from AC Milan to Real Madrid.
Cavani was the top scorer in the Italian league last season with 29 goals. He led Napoli to the Italian Cup title in 2012 and to a runner-up finish in Serie A this year.
Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti's was hired away from PSG to Real Madrid.
Last season Zlatan Ibrahimovic was was key to PSG winning its first league title since 1994 last season. The outstanding Sweden striker led the French league with 30 goals in the 2012-13 season.
PSG's new coach is Laurent Blanc.
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