PSG reveal worrying extent of Neymar ankle injury
Paris Saint-Germain have announced that Neymar has suffered ligament damage in his ankle.
The Brazilian forward was substituted just after half-time in Sunday's dramatic 4-3 win at home to Lille after taking a heavy blow to the foot, needing a stretcher to leave the pitch.
In a statement late on Tuesday night, PSG confirmed that Neymar has suffered damage to his ankle ligaments, though will need to be further assessed before putting a timeframe on his return.
"New examinations taken today confirm a sprained ankle for Neymar Jr with ligament damage. A new point will be made at the beginning of next week," the statement read.
PSG added that a knee problem picked up by Nuno Mendes is not serious and he will resume training this week.
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Neymar's injury could see him miss out on PSG's Champions League last 16 second leg with Bayern Munich on March 8.
The French champions were beaten 1-0 in the first leg at Parc des Princes last week and are facing a second-straight elimination at this stage.
Post-match, Kylian Mbappe called on his teammates to 'eat well and sleep well' ahead of the return leg in what French media believed was a dig at Neymar and his worrying fitness record.