They reveal that PSG ignored medical advice when hiring Neymar
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According to the newspaper, PSG was alerted in 2017 that the striker’s right foot “was in poor condition”
The news that neymar will undergo another surgery fell like a bomb on the board of directors and coaching staff Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazilian will undergo an operation on his right ankle “in the coming days” and will be out for three to four months, according to a statement issued by the club on Monday.
But according to information published by the newspaper L’Equipethe surgical intervention could have been performed years ago.
According to the newspaper, the psg He was alerted during medical examinations in 2017 that the striker’s right foot “was in bad shape” and that “it would have been prudent at that time to operate on it immediately.”
The notice would have been made in the final stretch of the transfer process of neymar to the psgwhich remains to this day as the most expensive signing in the history of soccer, exceeding 220 million dollars.
However, according to the French outlet, this possibility was ruled out considering the impact in the context of the operation with which Barcelona.
With confirmation of surgery, neymar I would not play with him again Paris Saint-Germain this season. The Brazilian has 18 goals and 16 assists in 26 games with the team from the French capital on this calendar. The number 10 shirt of the psg he was injured during a match against Lille, for the French Championship, on February 19.
The need to opt for a surgical intervention, which will take place at the ASPETAR Hospital in Doha, was not on the number 10’s radar. The French newspaper revealed that the Brazilian was working to be on the pitch for the second leg against Bayern Munich this Wednesday for the round of 16 of the Champions League.
“The pain was very strong,” he published L’Equipe, detailing the process that led the club to opt for the unwanted path. “Given this finding, there weren’t many solutions. Without surgery, the player and the psg they ran a high risk of relapses in their ankle due to ligaments injured by sprains or the many blows received. The operation appeared as a last resort.”
According to a report published by L’Equipethe message posted by neymar about “coming back stronger” is directly related to what the Brazilian understands by future. According to the French newspaper, the striker does not intend to leave the psg“where he feels good and where he has a contract until 2027”.