Sport Neymar in doubt for PSG's Champions League trip to Dortmund – Tuchel

04:50  13 february  2020
04:50  13 february  2020 Source:   goal.com

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PSG will wait until the last possible moment before making a decision on the Brazilian' s chances of We can't risk his fitness," Tuchel added. The 28-year-old Neymar , who joined PSG in 2017 for 222 The Parisians have never got further than the quarter-finals in the Champions League and travel to

Neymar is in doubt for Paris Saint-Germain' s Champions League last-16 first leg at Borussia Dortmund , according to head coach Thomas Tuchel . After travelling to Amiens in Ligue 1 on Saturday, PSG will then make the trip Dortmund for the opening leg of their Champions League tie

a person wearing a costume: PSG star Neymar © AFP PSG star Neymar

Neymar is in doubt for Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League last-16 first leg at Borussia Dortmund, according to head coach Thomas Tuchel.

PSG were without star forward Neymar for Wednesday's 6-1 rout of Dijon in the Coupe de France quarter-finals due to a rib injury.

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Neymar stayed in Paris as the Brazilian continues to recover from the injury, which he suffered against Montpellier on February 1 and led to him missing Ligue 1 wins over Nantes and Lyon.

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PSG ’ s transfer policy finally seemed to have caught up with them this summer, with their fixation with big-name forwards leaving other areas of the squad drastically underdeveloped. After a shaky start, Kehrer’s has form improved and Tuchel picked him instead of Presnel Kimpembe for the trip to Napoli.

He is now a doubt for PSG ' s Champions League clash with Manchester United Two of Strasbourg players showed no remorse over Neymar 's rough treatment PSG have confirmed Neymar has injured the same metatarsal in his right foot that led to him

After travelling to Amiens in Ligue 1 on Saturday, PSG will then make the trip Dortmund for the opening leg of their Champions League tie against the Bundesliga outfit on Tuesday.

Asked about Neymar post-game, Tuchel told reporters: "I can't say that he will be 100 per cent to play against Borussia Dortmund.

Neymar Jr of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) © 2020 Xavier Laine Neymar Jr of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) "We will discuss and decide on Friday, the latest possible time to do so. We can't risk his fitness."

Tuchel added: "We aren't going to take risks against Amiens, it's clear. We will have a strong team, but if we have little doubts, we won't take risks."

PSG sailed into the Coupe de France semi-finals thanks to the midweek demolition at Dijon.

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Borussia Dortmund await PSG in the last 16 of this season' s Champions League - with the first leg set for February 18 - and Tuchel is remaining relaxed despite the external pressure, highlighting that, although Federer has won more grand slams than anyone else, he does not win them all.

PSG boss Unai Emery played Neymar in Saturday' s league win despite resting host of big names with midweek trip to the Bernabeu in mind. Neymar scored only goal of game in win at Toulouse on SaturdayCredit: AFP or licensors. Neymar scores, hits the post and hits the bar for PSG against

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An early own goal from Wesley Lautoa opened the scoring for PSG, though the visitors were pegged back by Mounir Chouiar 12 minutes later. However, a Pablo Sarabia brace and goals from Kylian Mbappe and Thiago Silva, as well as a Senou Coulibaly own goal secured PSG's passage.

"Dijon started very aggressively, took a lot of risks and put in a lot of effort. We were also very focused, and battled for second balls," Tuchel said. "We were very careful but were able to step up our tempo. We were patient and played quickly, simply and created space in the second half. We controlled the game and scored two more goals quickly."

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