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Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Uruguay international striker Edinson Cavani from Napoli after meeting the player's release clause. The club announced the signing Tuesday on PSG's official website.
Cavani, 26, signed a five-year contract and will wear squad No. 9 next season, via The Sun.
Per The Telegraph, Cavani flew to Paris on Monday to finalize his £55 million (€63 million) transfer from Napoli.
PSG were set to host a press conference Tuesday, as announced on the club's official website. The conference was delayed for more than two hours because Napoli had not authorised the Cavani unveling, according to French Football Weekly.
Cavani led Serie A with 29 goals in 34 appearances last season. He scored three goals for Uruguay in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis called the transfer fee "ethically wrong," per ESPN.
"If it wasn't for that clause, I wouldn't have sold him, not even for €70 million," de Laurentiis said. "It's a question of principle. You can’t just go around buying everything—it's ethically wrong. The problem is these clubs are sponsored by companies who flaunt absurd sums of money."