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Neymar And Cavani To Be Offered New Cash Bonus To Stop PSG Pair Quarreling Over Penalties and Free-Kicks

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Paris Saint-Germain’s attacking pair Neymar and Edinson Cavani have been informed that they will get a new bonus structure in order to encourage them to work together on the pitch.

Neymar and Edinson Cavani bickered over who should take set pieces and penalties

Earlier, PSG boss Unai Emery had informed Edinson Cavani and world-record signing Neymar to reach an agreement on penalty-taking duties after the pair was seen arguing over a  free-kick and a spot-kick during Paris Saint-Germain’s win against Lyon on Sunday.

PSG maintained their winning streak this season after a 2-0 win at home against Lyon, all thanks to a pair of own goals, but the victory was marred by a dispute between star forwards Cavani and Naymar.

Cavani and PSG’s €222 million man Neymar engaged in a war of words over a penalty in the 79th minute.

Neymar wanted to take the penalty-kick, but Cavani refused to give the ball to the Brazilian and Uruguayan eventually won the argument with his new team-mate but he missed from the spot – firing his effort against the bar.

This happened after Cavani wanted to take a PSG free kick, but Dani Alves had the ball and handed it to his pal Neymar to take it.

And according to reports, the pair was also involved in a bust-up in the dressing room after the match and skipper Thiago Silva had to intervene.

World-record signing Neymar also unfollowed Cavani on Instagram.

Edinson Cavani and Neymar had a bitter feud over the penalty row

According to AS, PSG are set to offer the duo a new bonus, that would encourage them to work together.

According to reports, the French giants are set to introduce a new clause in their contracts that would let them combine goals and assists into one bonus rather than a single bonus for assists.

Edinson Cavani and Neymar have reportedly fallen out over who should take penalty kicks

Neymar has ran riot in Ligue 1 with five goals already to his name, while Cavani has scored nine but the Uruguayan failed to add to his tally on the weekend.

The club bosses reportedly believe that the new bonus structure will bring an end to such embarrassing arguments at the Parc des Princes, but there is still no clarity how will work with free-kicks and penalties.

Neymar has been out partying in London for the past two nights

Neymar has been already allowed to take some time off and the former Barca star made full use of it by partying with Lewis Hamilton and a series of Victoria’s Secret models in London.

Formula One superstar Lewis Hamilton has also been hanging out with Neymar the past two nights at swanky social bashes in London
Neymar sported a denim jacket on his most recent night out at London night club Tape

PSG have made an incredible start to the season and have won all six of their Ligue 1 games so far – scoring 21 goals and conceding just three and they are now set to lock horns with 12th-placed Montpellier on Saturday.

Anirban Das
Anirban Das's journey to Delhi via Kolkata involves football, music, curiosity (which one day can kill the cat) and food. Following global football opens up an infinite space within him in both the conscious and subconscious self, away from the din and bustle of the madding crowd. Supports Manchester United & Barcelona

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