PSG's Neymar set to be out until May recovering from foot surgery

PSG's Neymar set to be out until May recovering from foot surgery

Brazil worldwide and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) hitman, Neymar, suffered "a sprain of the right ankle and fissure of the fifth metatarsal", the club said.

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed that Neymar has suffered a fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle.

French club Paris Saint-Germain made Brazilian star Neymar the most expensive player in soccer history past year, paying $263 million to pry him away from Barcelona and then giving him a $53 million annual salary.

"I don't like players getting injured so I am not glad to see Neymar's injury", Zidane said.

"You need discussions with the doctor, the player, his entourage. I don't think everything revolves around Neymar, but I hope it's nothing serious".

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has predicted Real Madrid will progress from their Champions League Round of 16 tie with Paris Saint-Germain, the second leg of which takes place on 6 March in Paris. All the players are ready, and Neymar was the first to want to play all the games, focused to get to Real Madrid as well.

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The capital club lead the league standings by 14 points after winning 3-0 on Sunday night, with Neymar setting up a fine third goal for strike partner Edinson Cavani.

According to sources, Neymar is likely to miss the mouth-watering return leg against Real Madrid at Parce Des Princes with an ankle fracture.

But to play the World Cup, which is his priority, Neymar should be fine. Neymar is going to do some new tests.

Neymar has played 29 games for the French club so far this season, scoring 29 goals and assisting a further 16 strikes. The proof is that here today we talked more about Ligue 1 than about other leagues.

Madrid won the first leg against Unai Emery's side 3-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu and the Spanish side have found their domestic form since, beating Alaves 4-0 at the weekend, which saw Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo all score.