Neymar Jr during a match with PSG


In France they trust that Neymar Jr will play against Real Madrid

Published:29/01/2022 - 17:49h

Updated:29/01/2022 - 17:49h

Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are two weeks away from seeing each other in the round of 16 of the Champions League and the Parisian team will have, except for another surprise, the presence of Neymar Jr

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The maleficio of Neymar Jr in the eighth of final of the Champions League can go back to 'disappear' this year. From the season 2017-2018 (and with the exception of 2020), the Brazilian attacker has lost this phase of the continental championship, but in this opportunity aims to be available for the visit of the Real Madrid to the Park of the Princes, the next 15 February. It is recovering and 'pushing' to accompany to his team in a European key night.

It confronts to little more than two weeks in which it will have to work no rest to be able to 'reinforce' to the PSG in the eliminatory. There is confidence from the club, in spite of that Mauritius Pochettino has not wanted to give a lot of hopes in his last press conferences. It has wanted to keep to the margin put that in the club do not go to risk with Neymar Jr for esquivar new physical setbacks.

"Still we do not know it. We will follow his evolution the next week. If all goes well, will be available. Anyway, this expect, but still do not know it", commented recently the trainer of the PSG on the recovery of Neymar Jr of face to the decisive duel with the group directed by Carlo Ancelotti.

Still like this, in front of the uncertainty, the ex trainer of the selection of France, Raymond Domenech, has commented that expects that 'Ney' was available, because it can turn into the factor 'X' of the Parisian picture that would allow him to the PSG surpass the eliminatory, but also serve of 'leader' or influence for the team in Tie it 1, of agreement to his statements to 'L'Instrument' recently.

"It is so strong that can mark the difference in any party being short (recovery)", has begun saying. Likewise, it has stood out the mental fortress of the ex of the FC Barcelona: "I Think that will have so many win to play and that will prepare so much for this crash, that necessarily will be here. Waiting for the Real Madrid, it is necessary to keep hot it", aiming besides that "it is necessary to go up the tension little by little. It does not have to arrive too fast, has to be smart just for this party".

To break a negative series

It is necessary to remember that 'Ney' has lived a complete nightmare in what to the eighth of the Champions League. In 2018 it achieved to contest the party of the gone, against the Real Madrid, but remained went for the clash of the turn by an injury in the right ankle. A year afterwards, the history was the same, after suffering a fracture in the fifth metatarsiano.

In 2020 himself it could play in the eighth of final of the League of Champions, against the Borussia Dortmund, being key so that his team surpassed the eliminatory, Marked in the gone (2-1) and celebrated the traced back in Paris (2-0), but in 2021 went back the maleficio: it remained out of the list of the PSG for the eighth against the Barça by an injury in the aductor left.

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