Neymar will be out "from six to eight weeks" due to his ankle injury

PSG advanced that in the next 72 hours it will issue a new note on the evolution of the injury, as detailed in a statement

The Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) announced on Monday that the Brazilian forward Neymar will be of come down “from six to eight” weeks, after having suffered injury of ligaments in the ankle left in Sunday’s game against Saint-Étienne.

The player had to leave the field on a stretcher in the 87th minute after a tackle by Yvann Maçon, in a match that the PSG won by 1-3.

The PSG advanced that in the next 72 hours it will issue a new note on the evolution of the injury, as detailed in a statement.

“It’s time to recover. Unfortunately, these setbacks are part of an athlete’s life. Now I have to lift my head and move forward. I will come back better and stronger, “said Neymar Sunday on Instagram, where he posted a photo of himself on the ground with signs of pain.

Since his arrival in the French capital in August 2017 after the payment of 222 million euros to Barcelona, ​​the highest transfer in history, the Brazilian has suffered various injury of importance.

Among others, in February 2018 he fractured the fifth metatarsal of his foot in a match against Marseille and was out for three months.

In January 2019 he suffered the same injury in a cupbearer match against Strasbourg that took him away from the pitch for three months and in June of that year a torn right ankle ligament in a friendly between Brazil and Qatar forced him to miss the Copa América with his team and the start of the season with the PSG.

Last season he was out for another five weeks, between February and March, due to an adductor injury after a tackle during a cup match against second division Caen.