Neymar ruled out of Paris Saint-Germain's clash with RB Leipzig

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Neymar Jr of PSG attends the Ligue 1 Uber Eats match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and SCO Angers at Parc des Princes stadium on October 15, 2021 in Paris, France.

Paris Saint-Germain attacker Neymar will play no part in Tuesday's Champions League clash with RB Leipzig, the club have confirmed.

The 29-year-old was a late arrival back from international duty with Brazil and did not feature in Les Parisiens' 2-1 win over Angers in Ligue 1 on Friday night.

Neymar was expected to make his return to the pitch in Tuesday's battle with Leipzig, but in the club's latest medical update, PSG have revealed that the attacker is nursing a minor groin problem and will miss out.

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Neymar Jr of PSG attends the Ligue 1 Uber Eats match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and SCO Angers at Parc des Princes stadium on October 15, 2021 in Paris, France. 

The update read: "Neymar Jr had some pain in his groin since returning from international duty and will undergo more treatment over the next few days before returning to full training."

Mauricio Pochettino will also be without Sergio Ramos and Leandro Paredes on Tuesday night, while Angel Di Maria has one more suspension match to serve in the Champions League.

Neymar has scored one goal and set up two more in five Ligue 1 appearances for PSG this term.

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