By: Aishat Oyindamola
The Paris Saint-Germain’s skipper, Neymar Jr will no longer play UEFA Champions League round of 16, first leg match against his former Spanish Club, FC Barcelona due to a groin injury against Caen.
The Brazilian forward suffered the injury during PSG 1-0 win against Caen in the French Cup on Wednesday, ruling him out of the game in Spain on February 16.
According to the Club Manager, Mauricio Pochettino said he was expected to be sidelined for around four weeks, adding he could return for the second leg in France Capital on March 10.
The injury is the second blow to last season’s beaten UEFA Champions League finalists, after the winger Angel Di Maria was ruled out of the match with a thigh injury.