Neymar out for 10 weeks, will miss Champions League clash with Man United

Neymar out for 10 weeks, will miss Champions League clash with Man United

- Neymar has been confirmed to be out of action for ten weeks for Paris Saint-Germain

- The Brazilian international will miss the Champions League clash with Man United

- The 27-year-old sustained the injury in a French Cup match with Strasbourg a few days ago

Neymar will spend the next ten weeks on the sidelines due to right foot injury he sustained in a round of 16 match against Strasbourg on January 23.

In an official statement released by Paris Saint-Germain, the main man will be out of action until April, which will be a huge blow to their Champions League campaign this season.

Strasbourg midfielder Moataz Zemzemi kicked the 27-year-old thrice in quick succession and it is understood it resulted into the metatarsal injury on his right foot.

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The ex-Santos star limped out of the field in tears and walked straight into the dressing room for entirety of the match

This means that the Brazilian international will now miss both legs of PSG's Champions League round of 16 clash with Manchester United in February.

Initial examinations conducted by the club's medical team confirmed that Neymar has a "reactivation of the lesion of the fifth right metatarsal,".

The former Barcelona star had a similar injury which saw him miss the final three months of the season before last summer's World Cup in Russia.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Neymar has been ruled out of the Champions League round of 16 first leg clash against Premier League side Manchester United in what will be a big blow for Paris-Saint-Germain.

The Brazil international suffered another metatarsal injury in his right foot during Paris-Saint-Germain's French Cup win over Strasbourg.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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