The Uruguay international is out of contract at the end of the year and it’s uncertain where he’ll be playing next semester.
Boca Juniors won’t be registering Edinson Cavani when his Paris Saint-Germain contract expires because the Superliga winners feel that he’s out of the reach financially, according to the club’s president.
Cavani’s seven-year remain with PSG looks set to be coming to an end, together with the 33-year-old striker’s bargain in Paris due to expire in June.
The Uruguay worldwide has enjoyed a wonderful spell in the Parc des Princes, winning 18 national decorations and getting the club’s all-time top goalscorer, surpassing Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
However, the writing was on the wall for Cavani when PSG signed Mauro Icardi from Inter on a first loan last year — the prior Napoli star subsequently falling out of favour, with Kylian Mbappe and Neymar also ahead of him in the pecking order.
Earlier this week, club adviser Jorge Bermudez had voiced his expectation that the existence of club legend Juan Roman Riquelme, who’s current vice-president, would help to lure Cavani into Buenos Aires.
“Understanding Riquelme and the space to [former Uruguay global Diego] Forlan, and understanding the category of Cavani, hopefully, it’ll be very shortly,” Bermudez informed Radio Cooperativa.
“He’d give us an excellent hand and be very reassuring. I believe he would like to come to Boca.”
Bermudez added: “If he comes it’s for a true desire and the indications are apparent.”
But, Boca president Jorge Amor Ameal has since discounting their odds of securing a deal on account of the financial effect of attempting to sign Cavani, regardless of the player’s apparent interest in joining the club.
“We’re proud that a player like Cavani says that he would like to wear our top, but our economic reality does not match with his or her” Ameal is quoted as saying to Radio Splendid by EFE.
“Of course, nobody will argue that Cavani is not a wonderful player, but we must think more about our present players and believe in them.”
Cavani was closely linked with a move to Atletico Madrid in January, but a move failed to materialise, while he has also been mooted as a goal for new MLS franchise Inter Miami.