Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian ahead Neymar reacts throughout the French L1 soccer match towards Lille on the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on November 22, 2019. FRANCK FIFE / AFP
Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel on Friday mentioned he was “positive” that Neymar would recuperate from his rib harm in time to play some half within the French membership’s Champions League last-16 first leg towards Borussia Dortmund subsequent Tuesday.
The world’s costliest participant has been out of motion with the issue for the reason that win over Montpellier on February 1 and will miss Saturday’s recreation towards Amiens.
However Tuchel insisted that Neymar can be match for the conflict at Sign Iduna Park.
“Whether or not or not he performs on Saturday (towards Amiens), he will likely be in Dortmund, I’m positive of it, however with out being in the most effective form he was in two weeks in the past,” mentioned the previous Dortmund boss.
“However he’ll assist us. I’m positive and satisfied of that.”
Neymar missed final season’s shock Champions League last-16 defeat by Manchester United with a foot harm, and in addition sat out the second leg of the loss to Actual Madrid on the identical stage of the competitors in 2018.
PSG have nonetheless not reached the Champions League semi-finals since their Qatari homeowners took over in 2011.