sport news PSG stars hail cult hero Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting ahead of Caen clash

'He is a really clever lad and we need him': Paris Saint-Germain stars hail cult hero Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting ahead of clash with Caen with Stoke flop performing key role for giants Ex-Stoke flop Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has developed cult hero status at PSG The forward has only managed to score one goal in his 21 games for the club He has been given the unenviable task of playing as PSG's back-up forward However, Choupo-Moting has been praised by team-mates for his recent efforts

By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline

Published: 09:57 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 10:00 GMT, 1 March 2019

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Last summer, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting traded Championship football for the Champions League when he completed his £13.5million move from Stoke to Paris Saint-Germain. 

While the signing raised many eyebrows around the footballing world, the Ligue 1 champions were keen on bringing in the tall Cameroon international forward as a back up for their super front three of Edinson Cavani, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

Since making his move, the former Stoke flop has only managed one goal in 21 appearances for the Parisians but the

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