PSG star Neymar to miss 6-8 weeks with ankle injury

Neymar is anticipated to be sidelined for between six and eight weeks after sustaining ligament injury to his left ankle, Paris Saint-Germain talked about on Monday.

The Brazil star was stretchered from the pitch in tears after struggling the injury inside the closing minutes of Sunday’s 3-1 victory at Saint-Etienne.

“The examinations carried out closing night confirm that Neymar Jr is affected by a sprained left ankle with ligament injury,” PSG talked about in a press launch, together with {{that a}} further change could be made in 72 hours.

Neymar had started 13 of the earlier 15 video video games for PSG this season after an injury-plagued 4 years in France, nevertheless he faces one different extended absence after landing awkwardly following an issue by Saint-Etienne’s Yvann Macon.

The 29-year-old posted a video Monday of himself carrying a pressotherapy boot on his left leg.

“These runs of unhealthy luck are part of an athlete’s life,” he talked about Sunday on Instagram. “That’s one of the simplest ways it is now, you will have to select your self once more up and switch forward. I’ll be once more larger and stronger.”

Neymar ought to return in time for the ultimate 16 of the Champions League in mid-February. PSG are assured to advance as runners-up of Group A behind Manchester City.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side sit 12 elements away from Rennes in Ligue 1 with 13 wins from 15 matches.

Brazil have already licensed for subsequent yr’s World Cup in Qatar, which means he is unlikely to be rushed once more for video video games in opposition to Ecuador and Paraguay on January 27 and February 1.

PSG moreover launched that Marco Verratti has resumed teaching ahead of Wednesday’s match at dwelling to third-placed Nice. The Italy midfielder has missed the earlier two video video games with a thigh draw back.

 

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