Unai Emery has rejected the chance to clear the air on whether Neymar is the club’s new full-time penalty taker instead of Edinson Cavani in the wake of the club’s 8-0 win over Dijon in Ligue 1 on Wednesday.
“I will not speak outside the dressing room about things that go on inside it,” Emery said ahead of Sunday’s trip to Lyon. “The players each have a role.
“The penalty taking hierarchy is clear but I prefer not to talk about it.”
“We only talk about collective statistics when preparing for matches,” he said. “Individual statistics help the team and are good.
“However, they [individual statistics] are never talked about [between players].”
“Edinson is a player who has developed,” Emery said. “He has grown and he is happy here. The squad, at present, is strong. He thinks with a collective spirit.
“All of the players are together with a collective mindset. Today, we are focused on Sunday’s match in Lyon and everything that happened on Wednesday was positive.
“The dressing room is strong — we are very motivated for the end of the season.”
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