Injured Neymar sidelined for four weeks: PSG

Published : 23:42, Oct 14, 2019 | Updated : 23:44, Oct 14, 2019

Ligue 1 - Paris St Germain vs Angers - Parc des Princes, Paris, France - October 5, 2019 Paris St Germain`s Neymar scores their fourth goal REUTERSParis St Germain forward Neymar will be out of action for four weeks because of a thigh injury, the Ligue 1 leaders said on Monday.

"Neymar underwent an MRI (scan) this afternoon... a medical check up will be done in eight days but his return to competition is expected in four weeks depending on the evolution (of the injury)," PSG said in a statement.

Neymar picked up the injury during Brazil's 1-1 draw against Nigeria in a friendly game in Singapore on Sunday.

The striker is set to miss PSG's two Champions League games against Club Brugge next week and on Nov 6.