Edinson Cavani has reportedly rejected the advances of Manchester United, as he prepares to call time on his Paris Saint Germain career.
The veteran striker, 32, has handed in a transfer request this month to push through a move, also is set to determine his contract in the French capital expires at the close of the year.
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is decided to deliver firepower in for his fighting Premier League side through the January window but looks set to be pipped to the post by Atletico manager Diego Simeone.
Cavani has snubbed a lucrative offer from United, based on Foot Mercato, also has his sights set on a change to Madrid.
Spanish publication Marca adds that Simeone has insisted his side bring in Cavani to solve their goal-scoring difficulties, however, their 7.5million ($10m) valuation now falls short of the Parisians’ demands.
With the winners still claiming that he is injured Cavani hasn’t played because of January 12 for PSG.
The parents of this participant also have expressed a desire for their son to get his wish and continue to pastures new, in the hope of forcing PSG’s hand.
United and solskjaer are set to return to the drawing board, as they search for a replacement for the injured Marcus Rashford.
A front line implies United are currently relying upon 18-year-old Mason Greenwood and Anthony Martial for goals.
While fans left Old Trafford early into a chorus of boos home defeat to Burnley cast a hammer blow to the club’s Champions League ambitions.