Following the controversial discussion between the two players over who would take a penalty against Lyon in September, Edinson Cavani has confirmed that Neymar will take Paris Saint-Germain’s next spot-kick.
It was an issue which threatened to derail the Parisian club’s campaign.[caption id="attachment_35653" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Neymar, Cavani and Verrati[/caption]
Neymar arrived as the most expensive player in football history and it was naturally assumed he would be put on set pieces.
Cavani had other ideas and took the ball from the Brazilian against Lyon, however, following Saturday’s 4-1 victory over Nantes, the former Napoli forward made clear that a decision had been made on the official penalty taker.
“Neymar will take the next penalty,” he explained in the mixed zone.
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