Neymar to be assessed by PSG to determine recovery time following ankle injury

After a ruptured ankle ligament ended Brazil star’s Copa America hopes, PSG will now be looking to determine the timeline of for his recovery

Neymar will be reassessed by Paris Saint-Germain to determine a recovery time after the Brazil star was ruled out of the Copa America with a serious ankle injury.

Ligue 1 champions PSG released a statement on Thursday, which read: “Neymar Jr. suffered a severe sprain of the outer lateral ligament of his right ankle in Brasilia during a warm-up match for the Copa America.

“Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazil striker will be reassessed by the club’s medical department within the next 72 hours to define the rehabilitation process and recovery time for the player.”

The injury comes as just another blow for Neymar, who was stripped of Brazil’s captaincy earlier in the month and is facing potential legal troubles off the field as well.