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Neymar: Paris St-Germain’s injured forward to have surgery

Neymar has scored 29 goals in 30 games since joining PSG (Image credit: Getty Images)

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar will have surgery after suffering a fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle in Sunday’s Ligue 1 win over Marseille. It means the 26-year-old Brazilian will miss Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Real Madrid. PSG coach Unai Emery initially said Neymar had a “small chance” of facing Real, before Neymar’s father said he would be out for “six ...

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Neymar: Paris St-Germain forward suffers fractured metatarsal

Neymar has scored 29 goals in 30 games since joining PSG (Image credit: Getty Images)

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar is set to miss the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Real Madrid after being diagnosed with a fractured metatarsal and a sprained ankle. The Brazilian, 26, was injured during Sunday’s Ligue 1 win over Marseille. Neymar joined PSG for a world record £200m fee from Barcelona last August and has scored 29 goals in 30 games. The ...

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Cavani scores late to give PSG 2-2 draw as Neymar is sent off

Neymar had earlier scored his 10th goal for PSG since his £200m move from Barcelona (Image credit: AFP)

Edinson Cavani scored a stunning 93rd-minute free-kick to salvage a draw for Paris St-Germain against Marseille after Neymar had been sent off. Luiz Gustavo got the opener for Marseille with a 30-yard strike before Neymar equalised after the half-hour mark for his 10th goal for PSG. Florian Thauvin put Marseille ahead with 10 minutes remaining before Neymar was booked twice in ...

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Neymar on penalty duty as PSG thrash Bordeaux

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Neymar scored twice – including a penalty – as Paris St-Germain thrashed Bordeaux in Ligue 1. The penalty he scored was the first PSG have been awarded since Neymar and Edinson Cavani argued over who would take one against Lyon – with Cavani taking it and missing. Neymar had already scored a brilliant free-kick against Bordeaux, with Cavani and Thomas Meunier adding ...

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The Best final nominees revealed

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The final nominees for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ have been revealed at an event in London, with the countdown to the ceremony itself in England’s capital on 23 October now well and truly on. The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016 Cristiano Ronaldo is once more in the final three, with long-time rival for FIFA’s top individual ...

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Neymar ‘unfollows Edinson Cavani on Instagram’ after PSG stars clashed over set-pieces

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Neymar has reportedly unfollowed Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Edinson Cavani on Instagram. The pair clashed over set pieces at the weekend, with Neymar nicking the ball when Cavani was lining it up for a free-kick against Lyon. The world-record signing tried to do something similar when Cavani stepped forward to take a penalty. But the Uruguayan refused to hand it over ...

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Neymar scores twice on PSG home debut

Neymar dazzled inside Parc de Princes on his PSG home debut (Image credit: EPA)

Neymar scored twice on his home debut as Paris St-Germain netted four of their six goals with only 10 men to thrash Toulouse and go top of Ligue 1. Max Gradel volleyed home before £200m world record signing Neymar equalised. Adrien Rabiot fired in and Edinson Cavani made it 3-1 from the spot moments after Marco Verratti saw red. Christopher ...

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Neymar rejects claims he moved to Paris Saint-Germain because of Barcelona ‘status’

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Neymar has dismissed claims he moved to Paris Saint-Germain because he “was not the star” at Barcelona. The Brazil international was unveiled by the French club at the Parc des Princes on Friday following his world-record £200m transfer from the La Liga club. Neymar has signed a five-year deal with the Ligue 1 side who will target regaining the French domestic league ...

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Neymar to earn £40.3m a year at Paris St-Germain

Neymar arrived for training at Barcelona on Wednesday, and told his team-mates he wanted to leave (Image credit: EPA)

Neymar will earn 865,000 euros (£775,477) a week when the Brazil forward completes his world record move from Barcelona to Paris St-Germain. The 25-year-old’s wages will equate to 45m euros (£40.3m) a year before tax. Barcelona have told the French club they must pay his 222m euro (£198m) fee “in full” and they are understood to be ready to meet ...

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