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Neymar 'fought' PSG over treatment of injured foot - FCNaija

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

Neymar set for surgical operation- Father - FCNaija

Neymar and PSG were at loggerheads over when the forward should have surgery after injuring his right foot in Sunday’s 3-0 Ligue 1 win over Marseille, it has been claimed.

The Brazil superstar was stretchered off in tears in the win, as it temporarily cast doubt over his availability for the World Cup, even though it has now been determined he will return to action much sooner before the tournament in Russia.

However, it is believed that the decision to operate on the leg may have cause some disagreements between the player and his club.

And, according to AS, Neymar was the one pushing to have the surgery, which will render him unfit for around two months, sooner rather than later – owing to his desire to be in top shape for the World Cup this summer.

The Ligue 1 leaders, however, had a more conservative course of treatment which was more in line with affording their world-record signing every chance of being able to play in next Tuesday's Champions League second-leg tie against Real Madrid.

Reports in Brazil claim a clause in the player's contract stipulates that PSG had the final decision over how and when the injury was treated.