Man City star Jesus offers PSG forward Neymar rehab advice - FCNaija

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/03/2018

Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus has offer Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar rehab advice following a broken foot injury.

World most expensive player fractured the fifth metatarsal in his right foot in a 3-0 win over Marseille in the Ligue 1 encounter at Parc de Princess, leaving the 26-year-old Brazilian battle for fitness ahead of the Selecao's World Cup campaign in Russia.

Cityzen striker had a flying start to life in Etihad but it was interrupted by injury in February last year and the 20-year-old also suffered a metatarsal break and Jesus confirmed his fellow countryman had contacted him.

"He sent me a message. I did not know what he had [at first] and he asked me about the problem," said Jesus, who was back in action after two-and-a-half months out with the injury – a timeframe Neymar would gladly accept as it would leave him with a month to prepare for Brazil's World Cup opener against Switzerland in Rostov on June 17.

"I explained to him how I felt, how the recovery was. He has already been operated on, is recovering and is starting to walk again."

Jesus made his first start for Pep Guardiola side since New Year's Eve on Wednesday after overcoming knee ligament damage he suffered against Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace.

Jesus opened the scoring Manchester City before his side goes down to 2-1 to Basel in the last 16 second-leg with the result did not hinder league leader to move to the next round with 5-2 aggregate.

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