The despite blew up a couple of weeks ago when Cavani, PSG's regular penalty-taker, refused to let Neymar take a spot-kick against Lyon, only to then miss. But then at the weekend, and after rumour Cavani had been offered a million euros to cede penalty duties to his higher-profile team-mate, Neymar took, and scored, a spot-kick against Bordeaux.
Edinson Cavani on rumoured unrest with Neymar: "These things happen in football, but they get so big & bigger than they actually are." pic.twitter.com/h6edHi40n3— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) October 3, 2017
Despite giving up spot-kick duties, which Cavani took over when Zlatan Ibrahimovic left PSG a year and a half ago, the Uruguayan has still outscored his Brazilian team-mate eight goals to six in France's Ligue 1.
Neymar, Mbappe and Cavani have started five games together...Neymar: 4 goals, 4 assists Mbappe: 3 goals, 3 assists Cavani: 6 goals ??? pic.twitter.com/azTUYWvImu — UNILAD Football (@UNILADFooty) October 2, 2017