Brazilian superstar Neymar has been ruled out of the Champions League clash with German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig on Tuesday night. Neymar was ruled out of the game due to adductor pain.
Neymar was ruled out of the Champions League matchup between his
Pochettino was without Neymar in the league at the weekend as PSG came from behind to beat Angers 2-1 at home with KylianMbappe netting the winner from the penalty spot in the second half. Neymar missed the Angers game on Friday due to national team commitment as he had just scored the opening goal of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying clash with Uruguay as Brazil ran out 4-1 winners in front of their home fans.
Neymar has been in scintillating form for Brazil during the qualifiers but he has not been able to replicate the same form especially in front of goal. He has seven goals and seven assists in nine games for Brazil during the qualifiers ahead of next year’s World Cup. In contrast, Neymar has one goal and two assists in five league games and he’s yet to score or assist a goal in two Champions League games this season.
Frenchman Mbappe scored the winning goal in the win over Angers and Pochettino talked about him in his latest presser. According to him, Mbappe will determine where his future lies and whether it would be at the club. The attacker has less than a year on his contract at PSG.