Cavani will never leave Paris Saint-Germain – Al-Khelaifi

The “best striker in the world” has been linked with a move away from the French capital this summer but the club’s president insists he is going nowhere

Edinson Cavani will not be allowed to leave Paris Saint-Germain in the upcoming transfer window, according to president Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

The Uruguay attacker has been frustrated by being pushed out onto the wing to accommodate for star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic since his arrival in the French capital in two years ago.

Cavani has been linked to a move away from PSG for some time, but the club’s chief executive says he is going nowhere, hailing him as the world’s best forward.

“I’ve always defended him. He will stay with us and never leave,” he told Telefoot. 

“He is fine at Paris and, for me, he’s the best striker in the world.”

The 28-year-old, who joined PSG from Napoli in 2013, scored 31 times in 52 appearances in all competitions to finish ahead of Ibrahimovic as the club’s top marksman.