Football: Injured Neymar sidelined for four weeks

Football: Injured Neymar sidelined for four weeks

Neymar
Brazil's Neymar. (REUTERS/Feline Lim)

PARIS: Paris St Germain forward Neymar will be out of action for four weeks because of a thigh injury, the Ligue 1 leaders said on Monday (Oct 14).

"Neymar underwent an MRI (scan) this afternoon ... a medical check up will be done in eight days but his return to competition is expected in four weeks depending on the evolution (of the injury)," PSG said in a statement.

Neymar picked up the injury during Brazil's 1-1 draw against Nigeria in a friendly game in Singapore on Sunday.

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The striker is set to miss PSG's two Champions League games against Club Brugge next week and on Nov 6.

Source: Reuters/de

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