Neymar returns to France on crutches after undergoing test in Barcelona

Neymar returns to France on crutches after undergoing test in Barcelona

- Neymar heads back to France after undergoing test in Spain

- The 26-year-old was heavily tackled by Strasbourg's Moataz Zemzemi during their French Cup game earlier this month

- Neymar will however be on the sidelines for about 10 weeks and will miss Man United's UCL double header

Injured Paris Saint Germain superstar Neymar was pictured at Barcelona airport heading back to France after undergoing test on his foot.

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

He has since then been ruled out of his side's crunch Champions League clash against Manchester United next month.

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According to Daily Mail, the former Barcelona star was initially checked by Parisian's medical team before flying him to Spain for further assessments.

The publication further reveals that a team of medical experts insisted that Neymar does not require surgery on the problem but will miss about next 10 weeks of action.

He was transported to the airport in Barcelona in a black private taxi on Thursday afternoon and appeared to struggle to get out of the car.

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His absence will come as a huge blow for the French giants who have some important fixtures coming up.

Neymar will not be available for PSG when they battle Man United on February 12 and the return leg on March 6.

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He will also miss key league clashes against Lyon, St Etienne and Montpellier during the period of his recuperation.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Neymar will spend the next ten weeks on the sidelines due to right foot injury he sustained in a round of 16 match against Strasbourg on January 23.

In an official statement released by Paris Saint-Germain, the main man will be out of action until April, which will be a huge blow to their Champions League campaign this season.

Strasbourg midfielder Moataz Zemzemi kicked the 27-year-old thrice in quick succession and it is understood it resulted into the metatarsal injury on his right foot.

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