Ligue 1: PSG confirm Neymar will be out for four weeks after suffering hamstring injury during Brazil friendly

  • Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar will be out for four weeks with a hamstring injury he suffered playing for Brazil, the French club said on Monday.

  • Neymar limped off in the 12th minute on Sunday as Brazil drew 1-1 against Nigeria in a friendly in Singapore.

  • PSG said that an MRI scan showed that their star player had suffered 'a grade two lesion' in his left hamstring.

Paris: Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar will be out for four weeks with a hamstring injury he suffered playing for Brazil, the French club said on Monday. Neymar limped off in the 12th minute on Sunday as Brazil drew 1-1 against Nigeria in a friendly in Singapore.

 Ligue 1: PSG confirm Neymar will be out for four weeks after suffering hamstring injury during Brazil friendly

Brazil's Neymar and Nigeria's Anderson Esiti go for the ball during the international friendly match between Brazil and Nigeria in Singapore. AP

PSG said that an MRI scan showed that their star player had suffered "a grade two lesion" in his left hamstring.

If he is out until 11 November, Neymar will miss four French league matches, including a trip to Marseille on 27 October, and home and away Champions League games against Club Brugge.

The world's most expensive player had been due to make his Champions League return against Club Brugge's next Tuesday after serving a two-match suspension. This latest in a catalogue of injuries since joining PSG in 2017 came after a promising start to the season with four goals in five Ligue 1 matches.

Updated Date: Oct 15, 2019 09:45:40 IST