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PSG star Neymar to miss 6-8 weeks with ankle injury

By AFP
29 November 2021   |   3:54 pm
Neymar is expected to be sidelined for between six and eight weeks after sustaining ligament damage to his left ankle, Paris Saint-Germain said on Monday.

Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar is evacuated on a stretcher after an injury during the French L1 football match between AS Saint-Etienne and Paris Saint Fermain (PSG), at the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France, on November 28, 2021. (Photo by Jeff PACHOUD / AFP)

Neymar is expected to be sidelined for between six and eight weeks after sustaining ligament damage to his left ankle, Paris Saint-Germain said on Monday.

The Brazil star was stretchered from the pitch in tears after suffering the injury in the final minutes of Sunday’s 3-1 victory at Saint-Etienne.

“The examinations carried out last night confirm that Neymar Jr suffered from a sprained left ankle with ligament damage,” PSG said in a statement, adding that a further update would be made in 72 hours.

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