AFP SAMEER AL-DOUMY
Pessimism prevails within the corridors of Paris Saint-Germain about Neymar’s ability to catch up with the team’s confrontation with Barcelona, next Tuesday, at Camp Nou, in the first leg of the Champions League final.
And the Champions League round of 16 match became a curse for Neymar, who was frequently absent in recent editions in this role due to injury as well.
Neymar da Silva, the star of Paris Saint-Germain, did not complete his team’s match against Cannes, Wednesday, in the 32nd round of the French Cup, which ended in favor of the Parisian team with a clean goal.
Neymar fell to the ground, succumbed to knee pain after friction with Steve Yago, a player who was in the 56th minute.
The Brazilian star left the field, then went solo to the locker room as his team advanced with a goal scored by Moise Kane in the 49th minute.
The French newspaper “L’Equipe” indicated Until Neymar conducted medical tests and examinations, after the French Cup match, and also Thursday, to determine the extent of his muscle injury.
Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino has not decided whether Neymar is ready to face Nice, next Saturday, in the French League or Barca in the Champions League.