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Emery: Neymar, Cavani working for the team

Unai Emery said Neymar and Edinson Cavani are united to deliver Ligue 1 and UEFA Champions League success to Paris Saint-Germain.

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Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery insisted world-record recruit Neymar and Edinson Cavani are putting the team first, especially when it comes to penalties.

Neymar has hit the ground running in Paris since arriving from Barcelona, scoring five goals in as many matches after his opener against Celtic in the UEFA Champions League.

PSG team-mate Cavani, the side's penalty taker, has not been overshadowed by Neymar or teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, netting nine goals in all competitions.

With PSG's expensively assembled trio comes the need to manage egos but Emery said Neymar and his team-mates. are united to deliver Ligue 1 and UEFA Champions League success this season.

"Neymar came here knowing that we all want to do something together," Emery told reporters. "With his abilities, his qualities, he can help us to achieve the goals.

"He can also achieve his individual goals. But he also knows there are a lot of good players here. He deserves to be here. We'll work with him. I talked with Neymar about his role. I spoke with Cavani as well.

"The most important thing is that during a match, they help each other, that they work together, that they discuss for penalties, set-pieces.

"I think both are smart players. They need each other. They do the work together. If the first penalty is taken by Cavani, another will be for Neymar."

Ligue 1 leader PSG hosts Lyon on Monday, looking to make it six wins from six games in the league.


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