Neymar has not yet fully recovered from the injury. PSG is not getting this Brazilian forward against Barcelona in the last 16 return leg of the Champions League. But PSG has informed today that Neymar will not be fielded in the return leg. The League One champions want to take any risk by fielding him earlier.
Without Neymar in the first leg, PSG brought a 4-1 victory from Barcelona Camp Nou. The club's forward Killian Mbappe scored a great hat trick. PSG will face Barcelona in the return leg on Wednesday night. Neymar injured his leg in the match against Cayenne in the French Cup on 10 February.
PSG decided not to play Neymar after a meeting with the squad ahead of the return leg of the Champions League. The club told the media in a statement, "Neymar had partial training last week. Personally he will practice more to get fit. An assistant will also be provided. '
PSG coach disappointed not to get Neymar against Barcelona
He hoped to get Neymar in the second leg. However, PSG coach Mauricio Pachettino is not getting the Brazilian forward again against Barcelona. He is naturally disappointed. He wants to forget about the match even though the team is in a favorable position after winning the first leg by a big margin.