Cavani eyes long-term PSG keep as he talks up Neymar relationship


Edinson Cavani has no plans to depart Paris Saint-Germain and desires to win the Champions League because the star ahead insisted there isn’t any downside with team-mate Neymar.

Cavani, 30, has flourished since arriving from Napoli in 2013, scoring 155 targets for PSG to be inside considered one of equalling Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s file.

The 30-year-old has additionally boosted his medal assortment with 13, together with three Ligue 1 titles however the Champions League – which PSG’s hierarchy so desperately crave – has proved elusive, regardless of the membership’s lavish spending.

Neymar falls into that class – the Brazil famous person prised to the French capital in a world-record €222million deal from Barcelona in PSG’s pursuit of European glory.

Cavani’s relationship with Neymar has dominated headlines after the pair had been embroiled in an on-pitch row over penalty-taking duties throughout PSG’s 2-Zero win over Lyon in September, however the Uruguayan mentioned there aren’t any ill-feelings between the pair.

“We have a great relationship,” Cavani mentioned in an interview with The Telegraph.

“We’re very skilled and our purpose is teamwork and the membership. Everybody was actually completely satisfied when he [Neymar] signed as a result of he’s such an incredible participant and so it was factor for the membership, for the staff. It was extremely thrilling for all of us.

“The problem is that many people are not given the correct information and there is a lot of misunderstanding.”

Cavani tops the Ligue 1 goalscoring charts with 19 as PSG take pleasure in a nine-point lead atop the desk throughout the mid-season break.

The Uruguay worldwide has additionally netted six Champions League targets, with PSG set to face two-time defending champions Actual Madrid within the final 16.

“I enjoy being at this club; I like it a lot,” he mentioned. “And I wish to keep for a very long time. In soccer you don’t know what can occur. However my will is to be fulfilled at PSG and keep. And win loads of cups!

“In all competitions, there will be just one winner however PSG is among the finest groups on this planet. It is going to be tough for us to win the Champions League however we wish to win it; first the French championship after which the Champions League.

“That is what we are working for. And when you win, it is not just about winning the cup but the reward you feel for everything you have done to get there, all those experiences. It makes it all even more important.”

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