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Neymar out of PSG-Barca after failing to recover in time

Neymar out of PSG-Barca after failing to recover in time

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - French Cup - Round of 64 - Caen v Paris St Germain - Stade Michel d'Ornano, Caen, France - February 10, 2021 Paris St Germain's Neymar REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo

PARIS: Paris St Germain forward Neymar has been ruled out of Wednesday's Champions League last-16 second leg against Barcelona, the French side said.

A PSG statement on Tuesday said the Brazilian, who left Barcelona for the Ligue 1 side for a world record fee of 222 million euros (US$264.11 million) in 2017, was continuing an individual recovery programme from a thigh injury sustained last month.

Neymar missed the first leg of the tie at the Camp Nou but his absence barely affected his side, who romped to a 4-1 win thanks to a Kylian Mbappe hat-trick.

(Reporting by Richard Martin; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

Source: Reuters

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