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PSG coach Unai Emery gives update on Neymar's injury - FCNaija

Ligue 1 By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 26/02/2018

UCL: PSG may risk Neymar against Real Madrid - FCNaija

PSG coach Unai Emery has given an update on Neymar’s injury and gives reveals the Brazilian prospect of facing the European Champions Real Madrid in the Champions League.

Neymar was stretchered off with 10 minutes to go against Marseille after the Ligue 1 leaders have gone three goals up on Sunday night.

The attacker was not challenged by an opponent when he injured his ankle.

Emery will need all his men fit as he looks to overturn a 3-1 deficit against Real Madrid in the round of 16 in a bid to qualify for the quarter-final of the Champions League.

Despite the Brazilian is been stretchered off the pitch, Emery is still hopeful that Neymar will make the cut to face Real Madrid in the Champions League in Parc des Prince.

"The first examination in the locker room revealed that it was a twist to the ankle," said Emery.

“Now we will do a medical examination to find out what this twist is.

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"We will wait for the examination, we will be optimistic.

“If I had to say today (whether or not he will face Real) I would rather say yes to being optimistic."

"Neymar already had a swollen ankle,” PSG skipper Thiago Silva told Canal+.

“I’m not a doctor, but I don't think he'll be available on Wednesday, he has to rest."

PSG will face Marseille again in the French Cup on Wednesday and the coach is hoping to have the Brazilian fit for the match.