Paris Saint-Germain still has not yet made a final official determination on Neymar’s status for the UEFA Champions League round of 16 return fixture against Barcelona. The Brazilian featured in individual and collective training sessions over the past week, but at the moment, PSG remains on its day-by-day evaluation of the forward.
Neymar is projected to feature in at least some minutes against Barca. Even though Pochettino could still provide for a surprise and start Neymar in this match, the expectation is that the Brazilian will be a second half substitution against Barca.
Neymar has been “waiting for this match for four years,” per the report.
PSG does not need Neymar in this match in order to preserve the 4-1 tie lead. But it sure would mean a lot to him to contribute for at least one goal contribution against his former club.
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