Edinson Cavani steps up training ahead of Montpellier

The 64-million-euro ($85 million) signing was late back to pre-season training after taking part in June's Confederations Cup with Uruguay. PSG coach Laurent Blanc said a decision will be made on the ex-Napoli striker's participation on Thursday.

updated: August 07, 2013 17:54 IST
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Record signing Edinson Cavani faces a race against time to be fit for the new season having only just started full training for the first time since joining Paris Saint-Germain.

Cavani joined the rest of his new teammates on Tuesday having previously undergone a specific individual programme.

It means the 26-year-old, known as the 'Matador', could yet be fit to face Montpellier on Friday night in the French champions' first game of the new Ligue 1 season.

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