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Neymar will take the next PSG penalty, not Edinson Cavani, according to Thiago Silva

NEYMAR will take Paris Saint-Germain’s next penalty, not Edinson Cavani, according to club captain Thiago Silva.

The South American duo famously fell-out during September’s 2-0 win over Lyon over who should take a penalty, ultimately missed by Cavani.

Neymar fumed when Edinson Cavani would not allow him to take a penalty against Lyon
Neymar fumed when Edinson Cavani would not allow him to take a penalty against Lyon
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The spat led to Neymar unfollowing his team-mate on Instagram and allegedly attempting to force PSG to sell the Uruguayan.

However, after PSG‘s 3-0 win over Nice on Friday night – in which Cavani scored twice as the suspended Neymar could only watch on – Silva revealed all is well in the dressing room.

Following the game, Silva said: “The next one I think will be Neymar.

“The two get along, at least respect each other, that’s what we expect from the pros.

Neymar now appears to be on PSG penalty duty, according to Thiago Silva
Neymar now appears to be on PSG penalty duty, according to Thiago Silva
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“The most important thing is that on the field, they fight for each other.

“[The Lyon incident] is already past, it’s already decided, the coach has already resolved it.


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“[Neymar] arrived with the status as a top player, and he’s a good player, but that situation was boring, right?

“I do not think anyone here is bigger than Paris Saint-Germain.”

Edinson Cavani and Neymar now look to be friends re-united at PSG
Edinson Cavani and Neymar now look to be friends re-united at PSG
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Thiago Silva has claimed Neymar is set to take the next PSG spot-kick
Thiago Silva has claimed Neymar is set to take the next PSG spot-kick
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Last month Neymar had his say on the so-called “rift”, suggesting there was never an issue.

Speaking about the media, he claimed: “They invent a lot of stories.

“They talk too much. They speak about things that they have no clue about.

“They try to infiltrate the dressing room and end up claiming things that do not exist.”

Neymar and Edinson Cavani have reportedly put any trouble behind them
Neymar and Edinson Cavani have reportedly put any trouble behind them
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Meanwhile, Cavani said: “We are all different, we might all have different ways of living and seeing things.

“However, when we are on the pitch, we have to all work together as if we are a family working towards the same objective — for the team to win.

“As if we’re a family to go towards the same objective, which is for the team to win.”

Neymar and Edinson Cavani have reportedly patched up their differences
Neymar and Edinson Cavani have reportedly patched up their differences
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