cdadmin

Would YOU pay £53.3m to activate this guys release clause?

I posted the other day that it was important to ignore all the press and media speculation on potential new signings until Jose Mourinho ...


I posted the other day that it was important to ignore all the press and media speculation on potential new signings until Jose Mourinho has had time to work with his players. As he said himself, he wanted to work with the group to see what he already has here and then if he needed to add to the squad and was able to, it would be fantastic.

However, one name keeps appearing on virtually a daily basis in the press in England at the moment that it is Edinson Cavani. It you want to believe reports in the press, Cavani is happy to stay at Napoli but with a rumoured release fee in his contract of £53.3m, it seems that Chelsea are one of three clubs interested in the 26 year old striker.

There is reported interest from Manchester City this summer and it looks as though they are willing to offer the reported Chelsea target Edin Dzeko as a makeweight in addition to cash to try and tempt Napoli into selling.

Real Madrid are also interested in the player as they look to rebuild their team to challenge Barcelona next season and would have no problem with paying what Napoli are asking for. Once again, the lure of one of the biggest teams in Europe and playing in Madrid could be something that the player himself wants and would find difficult to turn down.

Then there is Chelsea, Jose Mourinho's Chelsea.

If you want to believe the differing reports this morning, you would have read that Jose has made a bid of around £49.3m already and has been turned down. Chelsea have also offered a fee of £25.5m and Fernando Torres which has also been rejected. For me, the Torres link is just the press putting two and two together based on the fact Rafa Benitez is now the main in charge there.

At times the rumour and speculation is comical it really is as you can see exactly what is happening. In this particular instance, Napoli's owner Aurelio de Laurentiis is playing a blinder!

He has been heavily quoted in almost every single news source as saying:
“Chelsea are interested in Cavani and they will call me soon. If he did decide to go to Chelsea we would take time out to think and replace him with people worthy of replacing him.”
He knows of reported interest. He is aware that Cavani has had three good seasons in Italy scoring 104 goals and finished top scorer in Serie A last term. He also knows that the player is now one of Europe's hottest properties and most sort after players and intends to cash in on it if Cavani decides to move on.

It's almost as if he intends to encourage an auction between the three of us for the player. How anyone can turn down a reported bid of £49.3m for a player for the sake of £4m is beyond me, but it seems that he is holding out for the official release fee clause inserted in his contract to be met.

Of course being a Chelsea fan we are only to aware of paying around £50m for a striker because we have seen what could happen with a huge investment like that. Granted, Fernando Torres has now come into form of late and just finished last season with over 20 goals for the first time.

It's my view that no player on this earth is worth the ridiculous amount of money that Napoli are after but in saying that, Napoli are quite within their rights to hold out for the amount that the player himself agreed to when he put pen to paper on the deal.

It's no secret that Chelsea MUST bolster our attacking options at the club and you would imagine that Mourinho would have been more than encouraged with our playing style last season. The three players in behind the striker is something he adopted at Madrid and Cavani would offer us an option either up top or in one of those positions.

You cannot argue with his goal scoring record in Italy and the fact that he still has the best years ahead of him is an additional bonus if Chelsea were seriously looking at signing him.

So it leads me to the whole point of this post and for you guys to watch the video below and answer the question I have asked you in title:
Would YOU pay £53.3m to activate this guys release clause?


Carefree & KTBFFH!


ChelseaFan12.com

FreeBets

Football Betting Odds

N'Golo Kante better than Claude Makelele?

Looking to bet on football? then why not check out bettingsitesuk.uk for the latest football specials and sign-up bonuses
For the best FREE BETS & hottest sign-up offers; Best Betting Sites UK is the site to visit
Have a break from the footy & play the latest online slots @ bestonlineslotsuk.org.uk You could get lucky!
Check out bestbettingsitesUK.co.uk for the best new football betting offers around.
Chelsea to win the title? Find out what the bookies are offering at a1bettingsites.com your newest online betting site

Twitter

Facebook

Google +

The Football Blog Network

For all the best free bet promo codes head over to Betting Code
Make sure you get one of these great betting offers for the next Chelsea game.
Get the best online free bets at Max Free Bets
Betting on Chelsea? Make sure you’re singed up to the best betting websites to get the most for your money.
High roller players from the United Kingdom choose the recommended Luxury Casino Mobile with VIP deposit bonuses and high comp points.
To compare free bets for betting on Chelsea visit bestfreebets.org
Learn everything you might need to know about the best bingo sites at topbingowebsites.co.uk in order to play wisely.
Complete list of all free bets in the UK where you can gamble for free but win real money.
You can also check some sport news at bestinau - the local and global news.
Take a look at the best gambling websites for betting on the football.
Chelsea fans, check out newbettingoffers.co.uk, the most comprehensive guide to all online betting offers on the web!
Check out our guide to the best Online Casino Ratings for the top casino sites and unique bonus offers
Check out bookmakers World Cup free bet offers for betting on football.
Compare the latest betting offers from established or newest UK
bookmakers for upcoming Premier League matches.
Find out the results of our research about best betting sites and
learn what they offer before signing up with a new bookie.
item