Neymar OUT of Champions League-tie with Manchester United

HOT: Paris Saint-Germains Neymar.

Paris Saint-Germain have received a big blow ahead of their Champions League clash with Manchester United.

Superstar Neymar will miss the two games against Ole Gunnar Solskjaers team, the french club has confirmed.

The Brazilian suffered an injury in a cup-game against Strasbourg on January 23.

“Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian international striker agreed with this protocol. As a result, Neymar Jr. is expected to return to the field within 10 weeks,” a club statement said.

“Paris Saint-Germain sends its strongest support and encouragement to Neymar Jr. to overcome this injury, with the courage and determination that the player has always shown.”

PSG: Neymar for Paris Saint-Germain.REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Neymar has scored five goals already in the Champions League this season.

His absence providing a further boost to a United side rejuvenated under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

MANAGER: Manchester United-boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær.AFP

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