PSG’s Neymar ‘not available’ for Bayern Munich clash

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An enormous blow for PSG forward of their crunch Champions League spherical of 16 second leg in opposition to Bayern Munich

Neymar has been dominated out of Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League final 16 second leg in opposition to Bayern Munich subsequent week, the Ligue 1 membership’s coach Christophe Galtier mentioned on Friday.

The Brazilian ahead, who performed within the first leg of the tie which Bayern received 1-0 in Paris, injured his proper ankle in opposition to Lille two weeks in the past.

“For the subsequent two video games, we won’t have Ney out there,” mentioned Galtier on the press convention forward of PSG’s Ligue 1 match in opposition to Nantes.

“Our unit is rather more compact. With the absence of Ney, as a substitute of getting two midfielders, we may have three midfielders and two attackers.

“To say that Ney’s absence is insignificant, no. He is likely one of the finest passers in Ligue 1 and it’s nonetheless a giant loss for us.”

Earlier within the day, the membership mentioned in a press release that Neymar “is constant his rehabilitation” with an extra clarification to be made on Monday.

The injured Renato Sanches and Presnel Kimpembe may even miss the Nantes match. Nordi Mukiele, nevertheless, can be out there for Saturday’s recreation on the Parc des Princes.