Neymar has been discounted for as long as 10 weeks and will miss the two legs of Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League round of 16 tie against Manchester United, the Ligue 1 club have affirmed.
The Brazil international was harmed while playing against Strasbourg last Wednesday in the French Cup however won’t require a medical procedure.
A PSG explanation read: “On Tuesday evening Paris Saint-Germain assembled a gathering of incredibly famous restorative specialists at the Ooredoo Training Center to do an exhaustive audit of the damage to Neymar Jr’s. right foot, supported against RC Strasbourg in the Coupe de France round of 16 coordinate on Jan. 23.
“After nitty gritty examination by the authorities, an agreement was come to of a moderate treatment of Neymar Jr’s. damage to the fifth right metatarsal. Educated of this proposal, Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian global striker concurred with this convention. Thus, Neymar Jr. is relied upon to come back to the field inside 10 weeks.
“Paris Saint-Germain sends its most grounded help and consolation to Neymar Jr. to beat this damage, with the fearlessness and assurance that the player has dependably appeared.”
It is the second injury in the same number of years to Neymar’s fifth metatarsal in his right foot, and it has happened at the very same point in successive seasons.
Until Tuesday’s decision was made, ESPN FC sources said that Neymar had been confronting possibly season-finishing medical procedure. In light of PSG’s anticipated recuperation period, he ought to be back in mid-April.
If that is the case, that is the situation, he could be back for the second leg of a potential Champions League quarterfinal, yet alongside matches against Manchester United he will miss Lyon away and Marseille at home in Ligue 1.
Data from ESPN FC’s PSG journalist Jonathan Johnson was utilized in this report.