Paris Saint-Germain not interested in Monaco form - Pastore

The 24-year-old playmaker says that his team are only concentrating on their own displays and believes that his decision to move to France has been totally vindicated
Javier Pastore has dismissed Monaco's poor form as unimportant, arguing that Paris Saint-Germain have no need to concern themselves with how any of their rivals are performing.

The Ligue 1 champions maintained their unbeaten start to the season on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Nice at Parc des Princes thanks to a Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat-trick, the win putting them four points clear of second-placed Lille and five ahead of Monaco.

And Pastore called on his colleagues to focus solely on their own performances, rather than those of title rivals.

"Monaco aren't important; the most important thing is to keep playing like we did [against Nice], to win and to score a lot of goals," the Argentine told reporters.

"I think the outcome [of the season] will be dependent upon our performances."

Pastore then reflected on his own form and, despite not having yet scored in Ligue 1 this season, the former Palermo man highlighted the importance of his role as a provider.

"I like my position here," he enthused. "It was a good move coming here. I hope to keep doing well, to get better in the future and also make assists because we have two great strikers [Ibrahimovic and Edinson Cavani].