Neymar is set to return from injury for
Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 on Friday
with a view to facing RB Leipzig in
crucial Champions League match next
week, the club said.
The Brazilian, who has been sidelined
since injuring a thigh muscle against
Turkish club Basaksehir in the Champions
League on October 28, came through a
training session with the PSG squad
without any problems on Thursday.
C;oach Thomas Tuchel said on Thursday
that Neymar could play ‘a few minutes”
The injury ruled him out of Brazil’s World
Cup qualifiers during the international
PSG, last season’s beaten finalists, need to beat Leipzig at home on Tuesday to remain in contention to qualify for the knockout stage.
Kylian Mbappe is also back in the PSG squad for the visit to the principality despite being troubled by injuries since the start to the season.
Italian pair Marco Verratti and Mauro lcardi are still not ready to return from injury but PSG coach Thomas Tuchel said he was hopeful they would be available for selection against Leipzig.