A report from the French champions says that, Neymar will not be available for Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League decider with Barcelona because he couldn’t recover from a thigh injury.
In a statement, PSG stated that the Brazil forward Neymar, will continue his individual training, saying that a new assessment would be made in the coming days.
Nigerdeltaconnect earlier reported that Paris Saint-Germain are hoping to have Neymar available for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash with Barcelona next Wednesday, March 10, 2021. But with this news now, it will be a huge blow for Paris St German.
However, the 29-year-old started training again with the squad last week but will not be able to return in time for Wednesday’s last 16, second leg clash with his former club Barcelona at the Parc des Princes.
Neymar hasn’t played active football since mid-February after picking up the thigh injury in PSG’s French Cup victory over Caen.
The injury made him miss the first leg at the Camp Nou, which PSG won 4-1 reported the Guardian.