Chelsea ready to pounce as Cavani demands Napoli showdown talks

Chelsea will be monitoring Edinson Cavani's looming crisis talks with Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis.

Chelsea will be monitoring Edinson Cavani's looming crisis talks with Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis.

The prolific Uruguay striker, 26, is unhappy with rumours he's heard while on international duty at the Confederations Cup.

Cavani said: "I love Naples. It's my town and my heart is there.

"But when I was here in Brazil I've heard untrue rumours and things about me.

"For this reason, now I want to talk as soon as possible with president De Laurentiis.

"We must clear ourselves. I'll talk with him, as it's done between men, really soon."

Cavani has a £54m release clause in his contract but Chelsea have pledged not to pay more than £40m for his services.

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