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Injured Neymar out for four weeks say PSG

/ 04:26 PM October 15, 2019
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(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 13, 2019 Brazil’s forward Neymar (C) leaves the field during an international friendly football match between Brazil and Nigeria at the National Stadium in Singapore on October 13, 2019. – Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar, injured, will miss the next four weeks, according to his club. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP)

Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar will be out for four weeks with a hamstring injury he suffered playing for Brazil, the French club said on Monday.

Neymar limped off in the 12th minute on Sunday as Brazil drew 1-1 against Nigeria in a friendly in Singapore.

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PSG said that an MRI scan showed that their star player had suffered “a grade two lesion” in his left hamstring.

If he is out until November 11, Neymar will miss four French league matches, including a trip to Marseille on October 27, and home and away Champions League games against Bruges.

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The world’s most expensive player had been due to make his champions League return against Bruges next Tuesday after serving a two-match suspension.

This latest in a catalogue of injuries since joining PSG in 2017 came after a promising start to the season with four goals in five Ligue 1 matches.

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