injured, the Brazilian Neymar will be absent four weeks

The striker of Paris-SG will be forfeited for the next two games of the Champions League and the clasico against Marseille.

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Brazilian striker Neymar had to leave the field after his injury during the friendly against Nigeria in Singapore on 13 October. ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP

Paris striker Neymar is injured and should not return to competition before " four weeks ", announced Monday, October 14 the Parisian club. The eleven Francilien will be deprived of the Brazilian striker for the next two games of the Champions League and the clasico against Marseille.

"Neymar had an MRI (on Monday) afternoon confirming a grade 2 lesion of the left femoral hamstring biceps. A medical point on the evolution will be redone in 8 days ", said the Paris-SG in a statement.

The Brazilian No. 10 came out on Sunday at 12e minute of the friendly match of Seleçao against Nigeria (1-1), in Singapore.

Physical glitches

After serving two suspension games, Neymar was due to make his return to the C1 on October 22 against Club Brugge. A stopping point when he had made a promising start to the season with PSG by scoring four goals in five Ligue 1 games.

Since joining the Paris club in the summer of 2017, the Brazilian superstar has not been spared the physical glitches, like her two major injuries to the right foot that had kept her away from the ground for several month.

The 27-year-old had already injured his ankle with Seleçao on 5 June in a friendly against Qatar. This injury deprived him of the Copa America, which Brazil won at home in July.

Only good news for Paris coach Thomas Tuchel, the return to training with the group of Julian Draxler and Colin Dagba, and especially the positive recovery of stars Kylian Mbappé and Edinson Cavani, close to a return to the team.


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