World news – Ligue 1: PSG’s Brazilian striker Neymar was sidelined for up to four weeks due to injury – Sports News, Firstpost

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The injury could exclude him from both games against Barcelona in the Champions League round of 16. PSG travel to Barcelona on Tuesday. The second leg will take place in Paris on March 10th.

Neymar hobbled after being fouled from behind during a French Cup match against Caen on Wednesday. AFP

Paris: Paris Saint-Germain’s striker Neymar will be out for up to four weeks with an adductor muscle injury, the club announced on Thursday.

The injury could result in both games against Barcelona in the round of 16 exclude the Champions League. PSG travel to Barcelona on Tuesday. The second leg will take place in Paris on March 10th.

Neymar hobbled after being fouled from behind during a French Cup match against Caen on Wednesday.

PSG are also waiting for winger Angel Di Maria to play the game against Barcelona next week after injuring his thigh against Marseille on Sunday.

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Ref: https://www.firstpost.com