By Paulo Armando and Robin Bairner
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Lucas Moura has praised the club’s summer signing of Edinson Cavani.
The Uruguay international striker arrived at Parc des Princes for a French record fee of €64 million (£54m) from Napoli and the Brazil international believes the new recruit is an astute addition.
“PSG are a very good team and they have brought in some reinforcements in Cavani to be even stronger,” he said.
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“I'm still adapting ... I don't regret having signed for PSG,” the 21-year-old stated. “I'm still young, I have a lot to learn and a lot to grow.
“Every player wants to score goals, but I've never really been one to score many goals, so I think I need to remain calm. The important thing is that the team continues to win and I'm always trying to help the best way I can.”
Lucas’ difficult spell in France has seen him fall out of Luiz Felipe Scolari’s starting XI for Brazil but he understands this decision.
“You can only choose 11 guys to start a match,” he explained. “Unfortunately, someone's going to be left out. The coach makes his choices and I always have to respect anything he decides. Bernard is going through a beautiful moment and I believe he's got every right to be here.”