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Cavani coy on Chelsea and City bid talk

ESPN staff
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Edinson Cavani had an inspired 2012-13 season © Getty Images
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Edinson Cavani insists he is focused on playing for Napoli, amid the latest round of speculation linking him with Manchester City and Chelsea.

Cavani, 26, is widely believed to be set for a big-money transfer away from Serie A this summer, with the likes of Real Madrid, Chelsea and City reportedly interested.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has revealed his club have opened talks with City over the signing of the striker, while the player's father has said his son's future could lie in Spain.

However, Cavani has since stated that he is not paying attention to any of the transfer talk, and that he is happy in Italy.

"Real Madrid, Chelsea and [Manchester] City are interested in me? I just think about Napoli," he told Ovacion Digital.

"If an important offer were to come in, I will talk with president De Laurentiis.

"I'm fine in Italy, I have grown as a man there and as a player with the Serie A experience."

Cavani enjoyed a stunning 2012-13 season, hitting 36 goals in all competitions for his club.

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