Neymar: Neymar ruled out of PSG Champions League match against Leipzig | Football News – Times of India

Paris: neymar been thrown out of Paris Saint Germain‘s Champions League clash with group A RB Leipzig with a adductor muscle injury on Tuesday, his club said.
PSG said in a medical bulletin on Monday that Neymar “has had some back pain since his return from international duty and will undergo further treatment over the next few days before returning to full training.”
The world’s most expensive player scored for Brazil in their 4-1 World Cup qualifying win against Uruguay last Thursday, playing 90 minutes in that game that took part in their 0-0 draw in Colombia last weekend.
He did not play for PSG as they beat Angers 2-1 in Ligue 1 last Friday, a game also missed by Lionel Messi.
Argentina must return against Leipzig at the Parc des Princes as PSG look to secure a 2-0 win over Manchester City in their previous Champions League last month.
Meanwhile, Neymar will hope to recover in time to play Marseille next weekend.
“The priority is always the health of the players,” PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino told reporters on Monday. ‘Ne’ has a small problem, which we expect will only be out for a few days.
Despite his injury, Neymar attended training on Monday opposite Mauro Icardi, who was absent due to “personal problems” to Pochettino.
Media reports in France said former Inter striker Icardi went to Milan to try to resolve relationship problems with his partner Wanda Nara, who is also his agent.
PSG are without suspended Angel Di Maria as well as unfit pair Leandro Paredes and Sergio Ramos For a meeting with the Germans.
“They’re a super team with some of the best attacking players in the world,” said Leipzig’s American coach Jesse Marsh with a smile. Maybe we have to play with a seven-man defense.
Leipzig are currently down a point in Group A, while PSG and Club Brugge are level on four points and Manchester City have three points before playing in Belgium on Tuesday.