PSG’s Neymar needs ankle surgery, out for four months

PSG's Neymar needs ankle surgery, out for four months

PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain said on Monday that the forward will undergo ankle surgery and Neymar will be out for the rest of the season after being sidelined for three to four months.

The Brazilian, who suffered the injury against Lille in Ligue 1 on February 19, “has had several episodes of instability in the right ankle in recent years,” the club said, adding that its medical staff had “revised ligament repair operations”. recommended”. In Doha

PSG, still waiting for a first Champions League title, bid to overturn a 1-0 first leg deficit in the last 16 against Bayern Munich in Germany on Wednesday.

Neymar, who has scored 18 goals in all competitions this season, was in good form for the French champions before the World Cup break.

But the 31-year-old has netted just twice in eight league games since returning from Qatar, where Brazil were beaten by Croatia in the quarter-finals.

Neymar has previously missed Champions League knockout stage matches due to injury in 2018, 2019 and 2021.


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