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Real Madrid 'considering swoop for free agent Edinson Cavani'

Real Madrid 'considering Edinson Cavani swoop'
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Real Madrid are reportedly considering a move for free agent and former Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani following their goalless draw with Real Sociedad.

Real Madrid are reportedly considering a move for former Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani.

The 33-year-old has been a free agent since leaving PSG at the end of his contract earlier this summer, ending a trophy-laden and record-breaking seven-year spell in the French capital.

Marca reports that Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is eager to bolster his attacking options, particularly after watching his side begin their title defence with a goalless draw at Real Sociedad.

Karim Benzema was the only member of the attacking quartet over the age 21 in that match, with Martin Odegaard, Rodrygo and Vinicius Junior starting and Marvin Park and Sergio Arribas coming off the bench.

The report claims that Madrid were offered Cavani after that draw and that they are considering moving for the Uruguay international.

Cavani would reportedly demand wages of around €7m (£6.4m) per year, but Madrid are attracted by the fact that he would be available on a free transfer.

Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Roma, Benfica and Gremio are among the other clubs to have been linked with PSG's all-time leading scorer.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Madrid431062410
2Real Betis53027619
3Real Sociedad52217258
4Villarreal522167-18
5Barcelona32108177
6Sevilla32105237
7Getafe42114317
8Valencia52127707
9Cadiz521256-17
10Granada421168-27
11Osasuna42025416
12Atletico MadridAtletico31206155
13Celta Vigo512237-45
14EibarEibar511346-24
15Huesca504124-24
16ElcheElche311113-24
17AlavesAlaves511336-34
18Levante410358-33
19Athletic Bilbao410325-33
20Real Valladolid502337-42

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