Neymar suffers broken ankle during PSG's loss to Lyon in Lige 1

Neymar suffers broken ankle during PSG's loss to Lyon in Lige 1

- Neymar was substituted in Paris Saint-Germain's 1-0 loss to Lyon after suffering a nasty injury

- The Brazilian looked to have broken his ankle when Thiago Mendes launched a dangerous tackle

- The Ligue 1 champions suffered their fourth loss of the season as they slipped to third on the log

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Neymar suffered a terrible ankle injury during Paris Saint-Germain's loss to Lyon in a crunch Ligue 1 game at the weekend.

A late tackle Thiago Mendes on Neymar saw the Brazilian crashing to the floor in tears and was later stretchered off the pitch.

Mendes was given his marching orders but Lyon held on for the win as Tino Kadewere grabbed the only goal of the match in the first-half.

Neymar suffers broken ankle during PSG's loss to Lyon in Luge 1
Neymar suffers broken ankle during PSG's loss to Lyon in Luge 1. Photo by Baptiste Fernandez
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And it has been suggested that Neymar's ankle could have been broken as it appeared twisted in the wrong way round.

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Thomas Tuchel has come under pressure following his side's fourth defeat of the season as they dropped to third spot on the table.

Lille remain top with 29 points from 14 matches while Lyon are in second with an inferior goal difference.

Olympique de Marseille are fourth on 27 points with two games in hand, in a tight top five separated by three points.

PSG in the past week comfortably qualified for the Champions League round of 16 as RB Leipzig came second while Man United were shown the door to the Europa League.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Paris-Saint-Germain star Neymar will be sued by Spanish giants Barcelona for overpaying the Brazilian footballer during his first two years at the Camp Nou.

Barcelona are said to have overpaid the Brazilian due to tax miscalculation which made the player to enjoy more income during his first 24 months as a Catalan.

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And now that they have discovered what actually happened, Barcelona are interested in getting their money back which is in the region of £9 million around N4.5 Billion according to the report on Daily Mail.

Neymar was said to have paid Barcelona some huge sum of money before after moving to Paris-Saint-Germain and Barcelona are now making another attempt to get more from him.

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