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Cavani concedes as Neymar is now official PSG penalty taker

The Uruguayan international confirmed that he will no longer take spot-kicks for the Ligue 1 outfit and the task now falls to Neymar.

Cavani concedes as Neymar is now official PSG penalty taker
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A debate which started at PSG back on September 19 as Neymar and Cavani tussled over who was to take a penalty-kick in a home clash against Olympique Lyon has finally come to conclusion.

Neymar nominated

After yesterday's 4-1 home win over Nantes, the Uruguayan striker spoke to members of the media and stated that “Neymar will take the next penalty kick". Upon being questioned if the decision was established by the players of from 'above', the player replied that the verdict was made by first team coach Unai Emery.

Paris Saint Germain striker Edinson Cavani
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Paris Saint Germain striker Edinson CavaniIAN LANGSDONEFE

Cavani responded to the questions with a stern manner adding. “Neymar is a successful player and who knows well how to manage pressure. We don't necessarily have to be friends but it's important to work well on the pitch”.


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