Paris Saint-Germain ahead Neymar can be out for as much as 4 weeks with an adductor muscle harm and will miss each matches towards Barcelona within the spherical of 16 of the Champions League.
The French champions mentioned Thursday that medical examinations revealed a tear alongside Neymar’s left adductor. PSG travels to play Barcelona within the first leg on Tuesday. The return leg is in Paris on March 10.
Neymar limped off after being fouled from behind throughout a French Cup sport towards Caen on Wednesday.
It’s the newest harm in Neymar’s stop-start profession at PSG.
The Brazil striker has been sidelined for spells with foot, groin, rib and ankle accidents since becoming a member of PSG 4 years in the past for a report 222 million euros ($269 million) from Barcelona.
Solely final month, Neymar was stretchered off with a left ankle harm sustained in a league sport towards Lyon.
Two years in the past, he missed 10 weeks with a proper foot harm. He broke a toe in the identical foot a 12 months earlier than, placing his place on the 2018 World Cup doubtful.
PSG can be ready on winger Angel Di Maria, who might miss subsequent week’s sport towards Barcelona after hurting his thigh enjoying towards Marseille on Sunday. Goalkeeper Keylor Navas has missed the previous 4 video games with bruised ribs and an adductor harm.