Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas tuchel indicated on Friday that he was awaiting the return of his Brazilian superstar Neymar, touched the adductors, after the international break, on November 20 in Monaco in the Championship. “I don’t think it’s possible that he is playing” in selection, added the German technician. “If he plays, that means he is not injured, and that’s a bad message because he is injured. The information for me is that he will come home after the break.” , he continued.
The player injured himself on his own last Wednesday, during the Champions League match against Basaksehir in Istanbul (2-0 victory). “Ney” was called up for selection to play on November 14 and 17 against Venezuela in Sao Paulo and Uruguay in Montevideo for the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup. He had distinguished himself at the previous meeting, with a tripled in Peru (4-2) on October 13.
Full infirmary at PSG since the start of the school year
For his club, the n ° 10 will miss the trip to Nantes on Saturday, but also that to RB Leipzig on Wednesday in C1, decisive for the qualification for the eighth, and the reception of Rennes, Saturday, November 8. “With Ney, we are sad because he has a small injury to his adductors”, said Tuchel, who has been dealing with a full infirmary since the start of the school year. For Nantes, the technician will do without the striker Mauro icardi, who is recovering from a sprained knee, as well as the mid Julian Draxler (hamstrings), Marco veratti (thigh), Leandro paredes (thigh) and Angel di Maria (suspended).
But for Icardi and Paredes, there is a chance they could be available for Leipzig, Tuchel said. “I really hope they will be with us in training on Monday. We have to accept that they can play with only one training beforehand. Normally, I would say they are not ready for the Champions League. But in this situation, maybe they have to play “, said the Swabian technician.