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PSG star stiker Neymar ruled out for 10 weeks with foot injury

first_img Next Reuters ParisJanuary 30, 2019UPDATED: January 30, 2019 17:49 IST Neymar suffered a foot injury against Strasbourg in the French Cup last week (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSNeymar will miss both legs of PSG’s Champions League last 16-tie against Manchester UnitedPSG visit Old Trafford for the first leg of their last-16 clash on February 12It was a recurrence of the injury that threatened his World Cup participation last yearParis St Germain forward Neymar has been ruled out for 10 weeks with a foot injury, the Ligue 1 club said in a statement on Wednesday.Neymar suffered a fractured metatarsal against Strasbourg in the French Cup last week, with the club confirming it was a recurrence of the injury that threatened his World Cup participation last year.The Brazilian will miss both legs of PSG’s Champions League last-16 tie against Manchester United.PSG visit Old Trafford for the first leg of their last-16 clash on February 12 before hosting the return leg on March 6.PSG said in a statement that the 26-year-old Neymar, who left the field in tears after suffering the injury in a French Cup game against Strasbourg on January 23, will not have surgery after the club consulted “world renowned experts” on Tuesday.”The international striker agreed with this protocol,” the statement from the French champions read.Last year, Neymar was out for 11 weeks after suffering a metatarsal injury on the same right foot, missing PSG’s Champions League last-16 exit to Real Madrid.Also Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow NeymarFollow Paris St Germain PSG star stiker Neymar ruled out for 10 weeks with foot injuryNeymar will miss both legs of Paris St Germain’s Champions League last-16 tie against Manchester United.advertisementlast_img

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