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Neymar suffers a sprained ankle and fissure in a foot bone


The Brazilian forward of PSG was injured on Sunday during the match against Marseille and is doubtful for the return of Champions against Madrid

Neymar twisted his ankle during the game his team played, Paris Saint-Germain, last Sunday against Marseille. He fell to the floor raging in pain and had to be removed on a stretcher by medical assistants.

He thus raised the doubt about his possible participation in the second leg of the second round of the Champions League that will play next Tuesday the Parisian team at home against Real Madrid to try to overcome the 3-1 that took the Bernabéu.

” The Brazilian suffers an external ankle sprain of the right ankle, but also the exams revealed the associated existence of a fifth metatarsal cleft”, explains the brief medical report communicated at 23.31 on Monday night on the PSG’s official website. .

Although the club does not specify how long it will be off, this type of bone injury involves two or three weeks of loss, as explained to this newspaper by a physiotherapist from a club in the French league.

“Neymar has a 90% chance of losing the game against Madrid due to the cleft of the fifth metatarsal,” explains the expert, who adds: “In this type of injury, it is two or three weeks off for a footballer. a miraculous treatment to cure a bone injury, the bone has to be consolidated by itself No surgeon, physiotherapist or doctor can remedy this situation.

If the PSG decides to put him to play against Madrid, he will risk the foot fracture completely”·.

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