Neymar carried off on stretcher in TEARS as PSG await result of scans after horror tackle on Brazilian star



Posted Monday, December 14, 2020 by Thesun.co.uk

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN are fearing the worst after Neymar was carried off on a stretcher in TEARS.

The Brazilian superstar was scythed down late on as PSG suffered a 1-0 defeat to Lyon.

Neymar carried off on stretcher in TEARS as PSG await result of scans after horror tackle on Brazilian star
The forward immediately screamed out in pain after the challenge that saw Thiago Mendes handed a red card

The extent of the damage has not yet been revealed with Thomas Tuchel confirming that the club are waiting on the results of medical tests.

He told the club website: "I saw Neymar after the match, he was calm, serene. We will now wait for the results of the exams."

The German boss made a similar statement to French media: "He's with the physio and the doctors and we have to wait for the tests [Monday]."

There was huge concern among watching fans with some watching on social media commenting that the 28-year-old had potentially suffered a broken ankle.

However, those claims were speculative.

Lyon's Thiago Mendes was sent off for the late horror tackle that happened in injury time.

Although the extent of the injury is not yet known, it is clear Neymar was in a huge amount of pain after the challenge.

He immediately screamed out in pain and gestured for the PSG bench for treatment.

Neymar was then writhing in pain and could be seen holding his face as he fought back tears.

After a few minutes of treatment, Neymar was carried down the tunnel on a a stretcher.

The attacker has already missed seven matches this season through injury, coronavirus and suspension.

Lyon leapfrogged PSG in the Ligue 1 table after a 1-0 win at the Parc des Princes, Tino Kadewere scoring the only goal in the first half.

The league champions have now lost four this season but trail the leaders by just a point as they sit third.

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