Pochettino talks about Neymar’s recovery

Fri 26 February 2021 | 19:21

Neymar’s recovery is on schedule according to PSG boss.

Paris Saint-Germain



was injured in their Coupe de France match against Caen and missed his side’s Champions League clash against Barcelona. PSG boss Pochettino says that Neymar’s recovery is progressing on schedule.

"Ney continues to follow the plan established by the medical staff,"


said at his press conference on Friday


"He is in a good emotional state, he is on schedule for his recovery."

Neymar is not Paris Saint-Germain’s only injured player Angel Di Maria, Leandro Paredes, Alessandro Florenzi, Marco Verratti and Mauro Icardi are also recovering from their injuries.

Here is what Pochettino said about the squad’s general form:

"After training, we learned of the absences of a few players for tomorrow's game,  We will learn more about the different possibilities.

"There is not much time, we know, and we will try to find the best possible solution in order to win this match."

"It is true that the team lacked freshness and creativity in the final third against Monaco, who had defended well. A few days before, in Barcelona, we had been good in this sector.

"For tomorrow, we will find solutions and I think that the players who will be on the field will be up to it."

PSG stands in third place in the Ligue 1 table, and they are four points away from the top of the table. They will face Dijon in their next match on Saturday.

source: SportMob