Edinson Cavani
Edinson CavaniReuters

Napoli star Edinson Cavani could move to Stamford Bridge if reports are to be believed.

The 26-year-old Uruguayan star has reportedly agreed a five-year deal with Chelsea while he was representing his country in the Confederation Cup in Brazil. Italian website Mediaset reported that Cavani's entourage has agreed for €8.5m per season (approximately £7.2m).

However, Chelsea are said to be not in the position to pay a £54m release clause with Napoli and would ask the Italian club to lower the fee.

It was earlier reported that Edinson Cavani has demanded talks with Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis as he wants to know his future in the club following the rumours around him while he was on international duty, representing his country Uruguay in the Confederations Cup.

"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," the 26-year-old Uruguay striker told the Daily Star.

He has been linked to Manchester City and Real Madrid besides Chelsea.

He had earlier expressed his willingness to join big clubs before his dad Luis Cavani said that he was interested in Real Madrid.

"Everyone wants to play for the biggest clubs in the world, clubs with a lot of tradition. But nobody knows my future, I don't know anything. I only know that I am a Napoli player. The truth is that there is nothing concrete, nothing official," the 26-year-old Napoli player told The Sun