Neymar has been impaired for four weeks
Paris Saint Germain’s star Neymar has been sidelined for four weeks with a hamstring injury.
According to the reports, the Brazilian player underwent medical tests that revealed he sustained a Grade 2 injury to his left hamstring while on international duty. The former Barcelona player hobbled off the field 12 minutes into a friendly against Nigeria, held in Singapore on 13 October.
PSG said in a statement on Monday that “Another assessment will be made in eight days, but initial estimates put his return to competition at four weeks, depending on how the injury progresses.” Therefore, Neymar could miss PSG’s upcoming UEFA Champions League clashes, both against Club Brugge on October 22 in Belgium and two weeks later in Paris.
Neymar had already missed the first couple of Champions League games against Real Madrid and Galatasaray as he served a sanction forced for insulting referees last season.
Injuries have distressed PSG of the most costly player in history at several crucial moments.
Neymar over the final stretch of the two seasons he has spent at PSG, suffered from a right foot problem that prevented him from helping the team advance at the continental club tournament.
He was at the center of the focus during the summer transfer window as he expressed his desire to leave the French club, but PSG’s high financial demands blocked his departure.
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