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Neymar arrives Brazil in wheelchair - FCNaija

Ligue 1 By: Linus Onyeze | 01/03/2018

Brazil superstar Neymar has arrived Brazil in a wheelchair as he prepares to undergo surgery on his broken foot.

The 25-year old injured his ankle in PSG’s 3-0 win over Marseille in Ligue at the weekend, and now requires surgery, after his father, Neymar Sr. and the PSG coach Unai Emery had disagreed over whether the player would go under the knife or not.

With the new development, Neymar is now expected to be out of action for up to three months after he undergoes surgery on his broken metatarsal, according to Brazil's team doctor.

Rodrigo Lasmar, quoted on the website of Brazilian newspaper O Globo, said the world's most expensive footballer was resigned to the lengthy lay-off.

Lasmar said: “Neymar suffered a fracture to the fifth metatarsal, it is an important fracture in a foot bone. The operation will be in Belo Horizonte on Saturday morning, and the recovery takes from two and a half months to three months.

“Neymar is sad, but understands that he has no alternative now. He will devote himself to being well as soon as possible. We will do our best to get him ready as soon as possible.”