On the eve of PSG-Lille in Ligue 1, Mauricio Pochettino made this Friday an update on the state of form of Neymar. The news are good.
Before a decisive match against Lille on Saturday in Ligue 1 (5 p.m.), and a shock against Bayern on Wednesday in the Champions League, this is good news for PSG. Often absent in key moments, Neymar should this time be able to help his club.
Affected in the adductors at the beginning of February against Caen, the Brazilian had missed more than a month of competition, thus watching from the stands the two matches against Barça, or the one against Monaco in Ligue 1. But just before the break, on the 21st March, the attacker had made his comeback against OL for about twenty minutes. And since then, his physical condition has only improved.
“Now he needs to play”
“The international break was beneficial for him, he was able to train for two weeks at a good level, said Mauricio Pochettino on Friday at a press conference. We are happy with his state of form and the way in which he worked, he showed commitment. “
A little less active lately on social networks, especially in the middle of the night, Neymar has been monitoring his diet in particular for a few weeks according to L’Equipe, and would take care of his recovery. “He has regained his rhythm, a good physical level, underlines Pochettino. Now he needs to play, but we are happy with what he did during the break.”