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Neymar injury not as bad as first feared

Mon 14 December 2020 | 14:53

PSG star has received positive scan results after his injury in his team’s weekend clash against Lyon.

Neymar

was stretchered off the pitch in

PSG

’s Sunday match against

Lyon

which ended in a 1-0 defeat for Tuchel’s team. The Brazilian got injured after a strong challenge by Thiago Mendes who was given a red card after the scene was reviewed by VAR. There were speculations that the Brazilian might have suffered from a broken ankle but PSG’s medical staff has revealed that the player’s injury is not as bad as it was first feared. The scan results show that the 28-year-old has avoided a serious fracture and has only sustained an ankle sprain. The team’s medical staff has published an official statement about the injuries of Neymar and

Abdou Diallo

.

"The medical examinations carried out on Neymar Jr are reassuring following his twisted ankle in Sunday's game against Lyon. Further examinations will be carried out in 48 hours.

"Abdou Diallo suffered a hamstring lesion in Sunday's game and will return to competition in early January."

PSG will play their next Ligue 1 game against Lorient on Wednesday before facing the table leaders

Lille

three days later.


source: SportMob

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