PARIS: Paris St Germain ahead Neymar is more likely to return in January after choosing up an ankle harm in opposition to Olympique Lyonnais final weekend, the Ligue 1 champions stated on Saturday.
Brazilian playmaker Neymar, who has beforehand suffered critical foot accidents in 2018 and 2019, was seen crying as he was carried off on a stretcher following a sort out by Lyon’s Thiago Mendes, who was proven a straight pink card.
“Following the sprain to his left ankle, there’s some bruising to the bone and he continues to endure therapy on the coaching floor,” PSG stated in an announcement. “He’s anticipated to make his return in January.”
The information means Neymar ought to get well in time for the primary leg of PSG’s Champions League final 16 tie in opposition to his former membership Barcelona in February.
He joins Pablo Sarabia, Mauro Icardi, Abdou Diallo, Juan Bernat and Danilo Pereira on the sidelines forward of Sunday’s top-of-the-table conflict in opposition to Lille.