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Cavani talks up Ibrahimovic partnership

16 October 2013 17:57

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani says he is revelling in his partnership with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The Uruguay international made the switch to the Parc des Princes in a reported €64 million deal in July, ending his three-year spell at Serie A side Napoli.

His arrival led to speculation that Swedish striker Ibrahimovic could depart the club, something the French outfit vehemently denied.

The pair have struck up a fruitful partnership in France's top flight with seven goals between them, to help PSG to an undefeated start from their nine games.

And Cavani is thrilled with the link-up.

"Well, for me it's a beautiful experience," Cavani told Champions Matchday. "To pair up with him, for a young player like me, it's really a nice experience.

"But when you go onto the pitch you're not thinking about who you're playing with, you're just thinking you're part of a great team – and about your desire to win."

PSG continue their Ligue 1 campaign with a home fixture against Bastia on Saturday, before their UEFA Champions League encounter away to Anderlecht.

The Parisian giants have started with back-to-back victories over Olympiacos and Benfica in Group C, and Cavani stressed the importance of finding a winning mentality in Europe's premier competition.

He added: "Starting with a victory was an important step.

"When you win and you're getting results, that helps you do things more calmly. We still have to adjust and improve a lot."

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PSG

W W D W W

4 - 0

Competition
Ligue 1
Date
19 October 2013
Game week
10
Kick-off
17:00
Half-time
2 - 0
Full-time
4 - 0
Venue
Parc des Princes (Paris)
Attendance
45802

Goals

Z. Ibrahimovic 10'
(assist by H. Ongenda) 
1 - 0
Z. Ibrahimovic 13'
(assist by Lucas Moura) 
2 - 0
E. Cavani 62'  
3 - 0
E. Cavani (PG) 89'  
4 - 0

Lineups

# Player Bookings
30
26
13
21
5
14
7
29
25
10 10' 13'
35
Coach: L. Blanc

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
9 62' 89'
23
17
1
6
22
38
# Player Bookings
11
28
8
14
16
19
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