Barcelona have contacted Edinson Cavani’s representatives to determine his interest on leaving Manchester United for the Camp Nou during the january transfer window, reports MySportsDab.
Barca will prefer to target players who aren’t playing often for their clubs, with MySportsDab previously reporting that Manchester town forward Raheem Sterling and Chelsea pair Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech are being monitored.
Cavani, 34, is contracted at United until the end of 2021-22 however has made only eight appearances this season following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cavani has aforementioned previously he wouldn’t rule out playing in LaLiga. However, Cavani plans to discuss with Manchester United’s incoming interim manager, Ralf Rangnick, on his plans for the striker before making a choice.
Barca have also held talks with Manchester city over a january transfer of Spain international Ferran Torres, but the fees concerned build it a troublesome deal to tug off mid-season.
Barca CEO Ferran Reverter has confirmed the club are going to be ready to sign players in january, despite their on-going financial state of affairs, however they’ll ought to be clever concerning how they fund any new arrivals.
The priority, therefore, is to search out players which will return for comparatively very little outlay, ideally on a short contract or a loan without an obligation to make the move permanent.
For now, Barca do their groundwork prior to the opening of the window to search out out that players are available, cheap and willing to come to Camp Nou.
Cavani, 34, may match what they are searching for, with sources confirming the Uruguayan striker desires to play a lot of often. With Sergio Aguero out indefinitely because of a cardiovascular disease, that may be doable at Barca.