July 2, 2022

PSG announce new deadline for Neymar’s return to training

PSG communicated a new duration of absence of Neymar, victim of a sprained left ankle at the end of November. The Brazilian will not return to training for four to five weeks.

We will have to wait a while before seeing Neymar again on the pitch. PSG have communicated a new period of absence for the Brazilian, who is currently treating a sprained left ankle.

“Neymar JR continued his care in Ooredoo and his return to training still scheduled in four to five weeks,” said a medical statement from the club. This maintains great uncertainty for the round of 16 first leg of the Champions League against Real Madrid on February 15 (on RMC Sport).

Paris had announced between six and eight weeks of absence at the end of November

The Brazilian striker was injured during the trip from Paris to the Saint-Etienne field (1-3, 15th day of Ligue 1), on November 28. The next day, the club announced an absence estimated between six and eight weeks for the former FC Barcelona player.

Neymar in full rehabilitation
Neymar in full rehabilitation © Capture Instagram

The latter did not attend the birthday party of his teammate Kylian Mbappé, Monday in a famous Italian restaurant in the French capital, owned by Marco Verratti. Neymar posted an Instagram story where he performs muscle building exercises. We can see his left ankle held by a splint.

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This season, the 29-year-old has played 14 games (three goals scored) in all competitions. In Lorient, he will miss his eleventh meeting since August with PSG due to several physical problems (this sprain, an injury to an adductor in November). In October, he confided his happiness to evolve new alongside Lionel Messi, his former partner at FC Barcelona.

“I’m very happy,” he said on the sidelines of a promotional event. He is not only a football idol, a top player and a genius, Leo is also my friend. And when you have friends of yours sides, your daily life is much lighter and more peaceful. We hope to write history together as we did in Barcelona. ” He will have to wait until the end of winter to find it.