PSG star Neymar doubtful Man United Champions League clash

PSG star Neymar doubtful Man United Champions League clash

- PSG star Neymar could miss Manchester United's Champions League fixture at Old Trafford next month

- The Brazilian suffered suffered a metatarsal injury in Wednesday's cup win over Strasbourg

- Marco Veratti is also on the sidelines and might not be fit enough for the epic clash in February

Paris Saint Germain boss Thomas Tuchel has revealed that Brazil star Neymar might not be available for his side's Champions League cracker against Manchester United next month.

The former Barcelona winger suffered a metatarsal injury in his right foot during PSG's 2-0 win over Strasbourg in the French Cup on Wednesday.

Neymar limped off the pitch in the 62nd minute of the game and his manager feels he might not be fit enough to battle the Red Devils on February 12.

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SunSport reports that the German born tactician will be hoping the world record signing returns to full fitness before their visit to Old Trafford after tests confirmed he damaged his metatarsal.

Tuchel will miss the services of key midfielder Marco Verratti who sprained his ankle last week against Guingamp.

When asked about the fitness of Neymar, Tuchel said that : “It’s too early to say for Neymar.

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He has started getting treatment, we need to wait until next week. His treatment will depend on how the injury develops in the next few days.

The fact Neymar and Marco are injured is a sad situation for us. We need to find solutions, collectively, so that we carry on winning.

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The Brazilian has found the back of the net 20 times in 21 appearances this campaign for the Parc Des Princes outfit.

He joined the Parisians in the summer of 2017 after spending four trophy-laden seasons with Barcelona in a mega money deal.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Paris Saint-Germain are sweating over Neymar's fitness after following the ankle injury sustained in his side's 2-0 win over Strasbourg 2-0 in the last 32 stage of Coupe de France.

A goal each from Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria in either half of the meeting sealed the victory for the Parisians at the Parc Des Princes.

The 26-year-old is however doubtful for his side's Champions League clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday, February 1.

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