1/30/2019 10:56:58 PM (GMT+3)

Injured Neymar out for 10 weeks

Injured Neymar out for 10 weeks

PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed that Neymar will miss both legs of their Champions League last-16 tie against Manchester United through injury.

The 26-year-old sustained a metatarsal injury on his right foot during PSG’s match against Strasbourg in the Coupe de France round of 16 match on January 23.

After going through a thorough examination, it has been confirmed that the Brazilian will be ruled out of action for 10 weeks, which will see him miss a crucial run of fixtures for the French champions.

Neymar will miss PSG’s match against Manchester United at the Old Trafford on February 12, and won’t be a part to play in the return leg at Parc des Princes on March 3.

After detailed analysis by the specialists, a consensus was reached of conservative treatment of Neymar Jr's injury to the fifth right metatarsal," the club issued a statement.

"Paris Saint-Germain sends its strongest support and encouragement to Neymar Jr to overcome this injury, with the courage and determination that the player has always shown."