PSG star Neymar doubtful for UCL clash against Man United

Champions League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 24/01/2019

Neymar a huge doubt for Champions League clash with Manchester United next month as PSG confirm similar foot injury that nearly ruled him out of World Cup as Strasbourg show no remorse.

The 26-year-old Brazil international injured his right foot when Moataz Zemzemi attempted to tackle him three times before referee Johan Hamel awarded a free-kick during PSG's 2-0 Coupe de France win over Strasbourg on Wednesday night at Parc des Princes.

Neymar left the pitch shortly after to receive treatment and, though he came back on, appeared emotional as he made his way down the tunnel with Moussa Diaby replacing him in the 62nd minute.

Former Barcelona forward, who has scored 20 goals in all competitions so far this season for the Ligue 1 leaders as PSG face a nervous wait to discover the severity of Neymar’s injury,

Meanwhile, Les Parisiens midfielder Marco Verratti is already doubtful for the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie at Manchester United on 12 February after suffering an ankle injury during the 9-0 win over Guingamp on Saturday.