PSG at Bayern's level after Neymar & Mbappe arrivals, says Verratti

Edinson Cavani and Neymar

Abuja - Neymar has been included in Paris St Germain's squad for Wednesday's UEFA Champions League game against Bayern Munich after recovering from a foot injury, coach Unai Emery said on Tuesday.

Emery acknowledged Bayern are among the perennial favourites to capture the continent's elite club competition but also knows PSG are now deemed to be within that bracket.

"The player who leads this group of indignados is Edinson Cavani".

The Group B encounter in the French capital is unlikely to be decisive for the two sides in terms of qualification for the last 16, with both expected to advance at the expense of Celtic and Anderlecht.

Neymar and Cavani had a spat over who would take a penalty in the win over Lyon on September 17 and it's turned into a major controversy. This side is a great team and with the home ground advantage, I think they will win with some ease.

"It was a good first year for PSG".

Everton have since been linked with an audacious move for the Uruguay global, who was the top scorer in Ligue 1 last season with 35 goals.

"For one of the first times, I feel at Bayern's level". "I have told them how things will work from here".

Cavani is off to a flying start this season, scoring nine goals and two assists in just eight appearances, granted though that seven of those goals came in seven games in the weaker Ligue 1. We were champions, we reached the Champions League quarterfinals and only went out on away goals.

The emphasis on the attack, with Neymar and Mbappe joining Edinson Cavani to form a front line quickly dubbed the "MCN", may take some of the onus off a brilliant midfield of Verratti, Thiago Motta and Adrien Rabiot. "He offers versatility. He can help us by starting or by coming on".

Murmurings in the French press this morning suggest that - shock horror - several PSG players aren't overly enamoured with Neymar and that the pedestal he's been thrust upon by the club's owners has caused an "atmosphere of tension" among the squad.

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