Neymar, the Injured Superstar of PSG, Receives Medical Update

Hakim Chalabi, the lead doctor at Aspetar Sports Hospital, where Neymar underwent a recent surgery, has given an update on the football superstar's injury. The Brazilian had suffered an ankle injury during Paris Saint-Germain's match against LOSC Lille, which forced him to leave the field due to a ligament tear caused by a tackle.

Initially, there were speculations that Neymar would make every effort to recover in time for the second leg of PSG's UEFA Champions League match against Bayern Munich. However, it was later revealed that the injury was severe and would keep him out for the remainder of the season.

Neymar Returns to Game Time with 2 Goals

According to Paris Saint-Germain manager Christophe Galtier, Neymar returned from the World Cup "in pain" and still lacks "fluidity." Neymar put in an impressive performance on Monday night, although Kylian Mbappe stole the show with five goals in PSG's dominant 7-0 victory over Pays de Cassel in the French Cup. He was used by Galtier in the number 10 spot, and he broke open the defense a few times.

He ended the night with one goal and two assists. But Galtier said after the game that the Brazilian has bruised ankles and hasn't fully recovered from his World Cup duty in Qatar. At Worlds, he had some minor bruises on his ankles, which have been treated. He was still in pain when he returned. He puts in a lot of work. "In the game, he has not regained all of his fluidity," the PSG manager told reporters.

Galtier Gives an Update on the Ankle Injury of Neymar

Christophe Galtier, the manager of PSG has given a positive update on the availability of Neymar for the team’s clash with Strasbourg on 28th December. Neymar has been dealing with an ankle injury that he suffered during World Cup 2022 with Brazil.

Brazil had been eliminated from the FIFA World Cup 2022 at the quarterfinal stage after a defeat of 4-2 to Croatia on 9th December. After that, Neymar made his return to PSG and it appears like he is going to be available for the match with Strasbourg.


Just hours after scoring the only goal as Paris Saint-Germain beat bitter rivals Olympique de Marseille 1-0 in Ligue 1's Le Classique on Sunday, Neymar was in court in Barcelona on Monday. The Brazil international appeared in Barcelona with eight others to face fraud and corruption charges which date back to 2013 and his move from Santos to the Catalan giants.

Why is Neymar in court?

Brazilian investment firm DIS owned 40% of Neymar's rights when he was a Santos player. DIS allege that his move from Brazil to Barcelona was incorrectly valued and understated. DIS are pushing the charges against him and Neymar is a named defendant alongside his parents, former Barca presidents Sandro Rosell and Josep Maria Bartomeu as well as representatives of both clubs and Santos president Odilio Rodrigues. Reuters reports that all nine deny any wrongdoing.

PSG chief insists Neymar is not close to leaving the club

Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has revealed that Neymar is not close to parting ways with Les Parisiens despite the strong interest from Barcelona in re-signing him. The Brazil international has not featured for Les Parisiens since the return for pre-season training but Leonardo has indicated that has nothing to do with the stance regarding his future.

Neymar Disclose His Three-Man Shortlist

Neymar, the Brazilian superstar footballer, has named the three players whom top his shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or Award. Neymar feels these three should come in the final.

Whilst the FIFA Best Men's Player Award was contested by Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah, Luka Modric (and was eventually picked up by Real Madrid’s Luka Modric), just one of that trio makes it into Neymar’s chosen selection for the more prestigious Ballon D’Or Award - the PSG striker thinks Cristiano Ronaldo (now at Juventus, with Neymar rumoured to be taking his place) should definitely be on the list.


Liverpool faced Hoffenheim to get through the final round of UEFA Champions League qualifiers without the services of Phillipe Coutinho.

After an opening day Premier League clash with Marcos Silva’s Watford that ended with Britos equalizing for the Hornets at the dead end of the match, the Reds were under immense pressure to quickly get their defensive act together if they were to have the chance of participating in a tournament they toiled day and night to be part of last season.