PSG confirmed on Tuesday that Neymar will not be able to play against Barcelona in the second leg of the knockout round of the Champions League at the Parque de los Príncipes on Wednesday. The Brazilian has not fully recovered from the injury he suffered on February 11 in the abductors and for which the medical services estimated a month of recovery time. In a statement, the Parisian club explained that the star "resumed partial training with the group last week but will continue his individual recovery efforts."
Neymar already missed the first leg at Camp Nou on February 16, but theirs did not notice his absence too much, replaced by a stellar Mbappé, who scored a hat-trick at 1-4. The young French striker will once again be the great threat of Pochettino's men, who will not be able to count on Moise Kean, scorer at the Camp Nou, who is still confined after having tested positive for coronavirus
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vacuum This will be the third round of 16 tie Neymar has missed since signing for PSG four years ago. In his first season, he was injured in the first half of the first leg against Real Madrid and missed the second leg, in which the whites got the pass. The following year, he could not be in the tie against Manchester United due to a broken toe. His team won the first leg at Old Trafford but suffered a cruel comeback at the last moment in the return leg at home. Last season, in which they reached the final for the first time, was the only one in which the Brazilian has participated in the two round of 16 games, against Borussia Dortmund, scoring both in the first leg and in the second leg. The country