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Edinson Cavani

27-Year-Old Forward     Paris Saint-Germain  Ligue 1


Birthdate:  February 14, 1987    Birthplace:  Salto, Uruguay    Nationality:  Uruguay    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  163 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract


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Signed a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain after a 55 million transfer from Napoli.

January 18, 2015    Edinson Cavani News

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Cavani, who was suspended by the club for the last two matches, came on in the 68th minute and scored in the 89th to help PSG win 4-2 against Evian on Sunday.

Cavani took only one shot in the game and it found the back of the net. He now has eight goals on the season, which ties him with five other players for third in Ligue 1.

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January 4, 2015

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Cavani, along with teammate Ezequiel Lavezzi, has been suspended for the next two matches for returning late from a holiday break and missing a training camp in Morocco, the BBC reports.

Cavani will miss a French cup match against Montpellier on Monday, following by their Ligue 1 tie with Bastia on Saturday, before being eligible to play Jan. 18 against Evian. He has seven goals in 18 appearances this season, and his absence should spell more playing time up front for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and possibly Jean-Cristophe Bahebeck.

November 25, 2014

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Cavani scored two goals in Tuesday's 3-1 Champions League victory over Ajax.

Cavani now has five goals in five Champions League matches this season. He is one of Paris Saint-Germain's best scoring options, but he will face a tough test as PSG finish group play with a trip to Barcelona. When the two teams met back in September, Cavani finished with four shot attempts (one on target) but was unable to score.

November 11, 2014

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After netting in PSG's 2-0 win over Marseille on Sunday, Cavani has now scored in five straight matches in all competitions.

Three goals in Ligue 1 play and two in the Champions League have Cavani finally looking like the player PSG bought from Napoli before last season. However, his role may change a bit now that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has returned from his heel injury. Cavani will look to extend his club goal-streak to six games Nov. 22 against Metz.

November 5, 2014

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Cavani scored in the first minute for PSG as they held tight to a 1-0 win over APOEL in Champions League play on Wednesday.

Cavani has a couple of goals in three Champions League appearances for PSG.

November 3, 2014

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Cavani scored in his return from a one-game suspension to help Paris Saint Germain defeat Lorient 2-1 on Saturday.

Cavani missed PSG's match last weekend after being shown two yellow cards in his most recent appearance. However, in his Saturday return, Cavani led the Parisians with four shot attempts (two on goal) and scored for his third straight game across all competitions. The Uruguayan now has five goals in Ligue 1 this season.

October 17, 2014

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Cavani scored from the spot in the 55th minute but was then sent off after picking up one yellow card for his celebration and another for grabbing the referees arm while protesting the first yellow card during PSG's 3-1 win over Lens on Friday.

Cavani got the spot kick after drawing the foul in the box, but his celebration in front of the Lens supporters was apparently bad enough to warrant a yellow card. The goal was his fourth in 10 league appearances this season, but he'll have to sit out before trying to begin a goal streak.

September 18, 2014

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Cavani scored in the 28th minute of Paris Saint-Germain's 1-1 Champions League draw with Ajax on Wednesday.

Cavani is off to a decent start this season, as he now has three goals in six club matches in all competitions, with two coming during Ligue 1 play. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic fit again, Cavani will have the benefit of having defenders worry about the Swedish striker, which should open up more space.