Neymar is recovering from a calf harm and shall be reassessed on Thursday, whereas Paris Saint-Germain introduced Juan Bernat underwent knee surgical procedure.
PSG star Neymar sustained a calf harm throughout Sunday’s 2-0 win over Reims in Ligue 1 as Thomas Tuchel’s facet claimed their third consecutive victory to sit down seventh within the desk after 5 matches.
French champions PSG offered an replace on Neymar forward of Friday’s fixture towards Angers within the capital.
“After feeling some tightness in his calf throughout Sunday’s match, he has obtained reassuring take a look at outcomes,” PSG mentioned in a press release on Tuesday.
“His situation shall be reviewed once more within the subsequent 48 hours.”
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Neymar performed the complete match towards Reims and was concerned within the majority of PSG’s greatest assaults, however appeared to indicate Tuchel that he had suffered a knock to his calf when leaving the pitch.
Requested to deal with the opportunity of the Brazilian being sidelined by harm, the Parisians boss instructed reporters post-match: “I assumed it was a success, however possibly not. I do not know but, I would like to talk with the medical doctors.”
Neymar has solely made two appearances in 2020-21, and the Brazilian ahead is but to attain for final season’s Champions League runners-up.
PSG full-back Bernat, in the meantime, had an operation to restore his ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Bernat suffered an ACL harm within the 1-0 win over Metz earlier this month, and the ex-Bayern Munich defender is ready to overlook the vast majority of the season.
PSG confirmed Bernat’s surgical procedure at Pitie Salpetriere Hospital was successful.
It has been a troublesome begin to the season for the Ligue 1 champions after ending the earlier marketing campaign with a defeat to Bayern Munich within the Champions League ultimate.
Their first two league matches resulted in a shock 1-0 defeat to newly-promoted Lens earlier than crashing to a loss by the identical scoreline at house towards arch-rivals Marseille.
Since then, the Parisians have recovered to win their final three matches, with a 1-0 victory towards Metz, a 3-0 thrashing away at Good and the snug 2-0 win on the street versus Reims.
Following the upcoming match towards Nimes, PSG will face Dijon (house), Nantes (away) and Rennes (house).