Neymar ruled out of PSG's Champions League clash against Manchester United

Neymar ruled out of PSG's Champions League clash against Manchester United

- Neymar ruled out of PSG's round of 16 Champions League first leg match against Manchester United

- The Brazilian sustained foot injury while playing for his club against Strasbourg last week

- Neymar has been impressive this season for Paris-saint-Germain scoring 20 goals with 10 assists

Neymar has been ruled out of the Champions League round of 16 first leg clash against Premier League side Manchester United in what will be a big blow for Paris-Saint-Germain.

The Brazil international suffered another metatarsal injury in his right foot during Paris-Saint-Germain's French Cup win over Strasbourg.

And according to the latest report by RMC Sport, the former Barcelona star will not be able to be in Paris-Saint-Germain's squad that will face Manchester United.

PAY ATTENTION: Become a member of the leading sports Facebook group 'Naija Football Fan Zone'

READ ALSO: Jide Fashikun, top Nigerian Sports Journalist dies in Abuja

The first leg of the round of 16 Champions League clash between Manchester United and Paris-Saint-Germain will hold at Old Trafford on February 12.

Neymar will now be hoping that his side get a good result against Manchester United in the first leg before the second leg match in France on March 6.

But the report added that 26-year-old forward could also miss the second leg tie in Paris against Manchester United.

Neymar has been impressive this season for Paris-Saint-Germain scoring 20 goals so far in all competitions with 10 assists.

Last year, Neymar also had similar injury which ended his season with Paris-Saint-Germain, although he fought back to play for his country at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Paris Saint Germain boss Thomas Tuchel 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.

NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng We have updated to serve you better

Ferdinand reveals admiration for Okocha, why he quit boxing and Man U problems | Legit TV

Source: Legit.ng

Mailfire view pixel