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Injured Neymar sidelined for four weeks: PSG

Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar. Photograph:( AFP )

Reuters Paris, France Oct 15, 2019, 10.48 AM (IST)

Paris 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 November 6.