Neymar: PSG forward out of Manchester United Champions League tie with broken metatarsal

Neymar walked off in tears after touchdown awkwardly on his ankle in opposition to Strasbourg

Paris-St-Germain ahead Neymar could be out for 10 weeks with a broken metatarsal, meaning he’s going to omit both legs of the club’s Champions League tie in opposition to Manchester United.

The Brazil ahead suffered the hurt in a 2-0 French Cup victory over Strasbourg on Wednesday, 23 January.

The French champions bid they private got opted for a “conservative therapy”.

PSG commute to Venerable Trafford for the major leg of their last-16 tie on 12 February, with the return on 6 March.

In an announcement, the Ligue 1 aspect mentioned: “Paris St-Germain gathered together a community of world-famend clinical examiners at the Ooredoo Coaching Centre to seize out a thorough evaluate of the hurt to Neymar Jr.’s honest foot.

“After detailed prognosis by the experts, a consensus used to be reached of a conservative therapy of Neymar Jr.’s hurt to the fifth honest metatarsal.”

They moreover mentioned that Neymar “agreed” with the decision and “is anticipated to return to the field within 10 weeks”.

The club added: “Paris St-Germain sends its strongest toughen and encouragement to Neymar Jr. to conquer this hurt, with the courage and backbone that the player has repeatedly shown.”

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