Neymar vs. Edinson Cavani row

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani takes the ball off Neymar before missing his penalty during his side's 2-0 win over Lyon

Paris Saint-Germain's mega-money project has hit an early snag as two of their star players have reportedly become embroiled in a row over who should be the penalty taker.

A 2-0 win over Lyon was marred by the incident, which saw £200m world-record summer signing Neymar try to take the spot-kick duties off his fellow South American.

Cavani won the argument, but saw his subsequent penalty saved and the two players reportedly needed to be kept apart by teammates in the dressing room as they continued their heated debate after the match.

Speculation has surfaced suggesting that Neymar has gone as far as to demand that PSG sell Cavani, who had scored in every game of the season prior to the match in question.

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani takes the ball off Neymar before missing his penalty during his side's 2-0 win over Lyon
Neymar rubbishes 'clueless' reports of Edinson Cavani rift
Neymar insists that there is no problem between him and Paris Saint-Germain teammate Edinson Cavani following their on-field spat against Lyon a fortnight ago.
Sep 28, 21:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Chelsea frontrunners to sign Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani
Chelsea are believed to be the frontrunners to sign Edinson Cavani should the Uruguayan depart Paris Saint-Germain in January following his penalty row with Neymar.
Sep 27, 20:58
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani takes the ball off Neymar before missing his penalty during his side's 2-0 win over Lyon
Unai Emery: 'Neymar, Edinson Cavani situation resolved'
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery claims that he has resolved the dispute between Neymar and Edinson Cavani.
Sep 26, 16:19
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani takes the ball off Neymar before missing his penalty during his side's 2-0 win over Lyon
PSG deny reports Edinson Cavani was offered bonus to give Neymar penalty duties
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly deny claims that Edinson Cavani was offered a bonus to give penalty duties to Neymar.
Sep 26, 10:50
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani takes the ball off Neymar before missing his penalty during his side's 2-0 win over Lyon
Report: Neymar apologises to Paris Saint-Germain teammate Edinson Cavani
A report claims that Neymar has apologised to Paris Saint-Germain teammate Edinson Cavani following their penalty row in last weekend's 2-0 win over Lyon.
Sep 22, 21:02
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Neymar left out of Paris Saint-Germain squad?
Neymar is reportedly left out of Paris Saint-Germain's matchday squad for the trip to Montpellier on Saturday.
Sep 22, 13:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Diego Forlan defends Edinson Cavani in Neymar spat
Former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan backs up his compatriot Edinson Cavani following his reported falling-out with Neymar.
Sep 21, 20:14
Neymar mounts Edinson Cavani during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Dani Alves mediates in Neymar, Edinson Cavani row?
Paris Saint-Germain defender Dani Alves reportedly attempts to broker peace between Neymar and Edinson Cavani after their penalty dispute at the weekend.
Sep 21, 11:47
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Edinson Cavani offered to Real Madrid?
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly offer striker Edinson Cavani to Real Madrid following the Uruguayan's dispute with new signing Neymar.
Sep 21, 11:22
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Chelsea, Everton keeping tabs on Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani?
Chelsea and Everton are reportedly interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain star Edinson Cavani following his bust-up with Neymar.
Sep 20, 12:05
Neymar mounts Edinson Cavani during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Neymar, Edinson Cavani 'ordered by PSG to sort their differences'
Paris Saint-Germain's management team are reportedly ordered to resolve their differences following last weekend's on-pitch squabble.
Sep 20, 10:17
Neymar mounts Edinson Cavani during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Neymar 'demands Paris Saint-Germain sell Edinson Cavani'
Neymar reportedly demands that Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi sell Edinson Cavani following their dispute over the weekend.
Sep 19, 14:19
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Edinson Cavani insists he has "no problem" with PSG teammate Neymar
Edinson Cavani insists that he has "no problem" with Neymar following an apparent bust-up during Paris Saint-Germain's win over Lyon on Sunday.
Sep 19, 10:41
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Neymar, Edinson Cavani 'kept apart by Paris Saint-Germain teammates'
Neymar and Edinson Cavani reportedly had to be kept apart by their Paris Saint-Germain teammates in the dressing room following an on-pitch bust-up.
Sep 19, 09:37
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the Champions League win over Celtic on September 12, 2017
Unai Emery addresses Neymar, Edinson Cavani squabble
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery tells Edinson Cavani and Neymar to sort out their differences over penalty-taking duties "between themselves".
Sep 18, 14:08



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