The brazilian Neymar had to be removed on a stretcher, and with clear gestures of pain, after suffering a hard tackle that affects his ankle in the final moments of the home defeat of his team, the PSG, before him Lyon. The French team issued a statement that states: “Neymar’s medical and radiological evaluation after last night’s left ankle sprain is reassuring”.
The medical tests to which the Brazilian attacker has undergone are “reassuring,” the club said on Monday but did not give more details about the nature of the injury.
The former Barcelona player will undergo a new check-up and tests in 48 hours, he added.
Neymar left the Parc des Princes on a stretcher in injury time in the second half of the match against Lyon, after suffering a hard tackle from his compatriot Thiago Mendes, who was sent off.
The player, who could not avoid the defeat of his team (0-1) that deprives them of the leadership and places them third in the table, left the field in the midst of evident gestures of pain and with tears in his eyes.
Neymar and Diallo’s medical report.
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His injury came on the eve of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw, which has paired PSG with Barcelona for the fourth time since 2013.
Since his arrival at PSG in 2017, after the disbursement of 222 million to Barcelona, the highest transfer in history, the player has suffered three long injuries:
– In fFebruary 2018 was absent for three months after having fractured fifth metatarsal in a match against Marseille.
– In January 2019 suffered the same injury in a cupbearer match against Strasbourg that heor took three months away from the playing fields.
– In June 2019 a torn right ankle ligaments In a friendly between Brazil and Qatar, he forced him to miss the Copa América with his team and the start of the season with PSG.