It’s safe to say that the Edinson Cavani transfer saga playing out this month has the Paris Saint-Germain fanbase divided.
In case you’ve been living under a rock, essentially, Cavani is frustrated at his lack of playing time under manager Thomas Tuchel and with six months left on his contract, he’s asked for the club to sell him in the January transfer window.
With the close of the transfer window quickly approaching, the situation has split PSG supporters. Some fans want to keep him because he adds valuable depth to the team and because he’s a club legend who should see out his contract. Others think PSG should let him leave and pursue other opportunities and try to regain the form he had in previous seasons.
Since Cavani’s parents went public with their thoughts on the situation, I took to Twitter to see what fans thought of Cavani’s transfer request. Here are some of the best responses:
This Cavani transfer saga has the PSG fan base fired up. Let’s get a roll call going. @ reply and let me know where you stand.
— PSG Talk 💬 (@PSGTalk) January 22, 2020
Nobody is happy on either side and I really hate to see it go down like this but it’s time for us to abide by his wishes and sell.
— Larry Bird (@zachmorroww) January 22, 2020
I agree with his father: they want to keep him, but not play him, and it’s not fair to our top scorer of all time. Choupo has played more… He’s been my favorite player in recent years and it’s sad to see.
— Pola | Jetting Around (@jettingaround) January 22, 2020
Let him leave, he has not performed well at all. Kind of surprising that a club legend wants to leave like this, though
— Ryan (@Ryan99323639) January 22, 2020
Too much disrespect coming from his camp . Neymar got demolished for less
— Young Pronto (@ybpronto) January 22, 2020
Keep him for a deep run in the CL. Try and convince him that this is his best shot at a CL title. If he doesn’t want that and just wants PT then sell him.
— Htp (@ParksHunter) January 22, 2020
Understandable given icardi, KM, Neymar chemistry. Age not on his side. Obvs. Tuchel is favouring younger flare and when you’re gunning for champions league titles not much room for sentiment. Never forget his absolute all that he’s given
— blacky (@Nffc1865Hb) January 22, 2020
Let him go and get some money out of him…when he plays he is pretty much useless now
— Seewon Balandi (@PSGKiwiFan) January 22, 2020
It just isn’t working since about a year back. Just like a relationship, let it end before it gets toxic. There is still love and affection but that could turn sour if neither party is happy for a long amount of time.
— Carl-Oscar Källström (@COKllstrm) January 22, 2020
He has done a lot for us. I don’t want his time at the club to end on such a sour note. Plus, he’s a great back up to have. Leo should try to convince to stay till the rest of the season.
— Rishabh Kalavai (@kalavai_rishabh) January 22, 2020
Best reply I saw on twitter was:
“Cavani is still forfeited tonight but his dad still complains about his son playtime lol. Does he know about his son physical state or is he too busy killing teenagers on the road?”
Try and beat that.
— Robin C. (@adz122) January 22, 2020
Dudes been benched. He’s the all time goal scorer. What’s the issue? Let him leave if he wants. PSG isn’t even using him anymore. Dude sacrificed his best years out wide for the club when everyone else wanted out. It’s time. No real psg fan will hate Edi for leaving
— VC Mbappe (@St_Nic91) January 22, 2020
Let him leave. I totally get he’s a club legend, but this whole situation is becoming a distraction. I think it would be beneficial for both parties.
— Eperry (@Eperry524) January 22, 2020
You gotta respect him and all he’s done, but his time here is over. I’d rather bring on Chupo at this point. Let him leave.
— ALLEZ PARIS 🔴🔵 (@PSGFanTV) January 23, 2020
Gotta be honest, I love Edi and would never be upset about him wanting to leave, but he has no leverage to force his way out and most fans seem to forget the financial dynamics at play for a club in this position and of this scale..
— Ray Barbo (@theraybarbo) January 22, 2020
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