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UCL: Neymar ready to play against Madrid



PARIS Saint-Germain (PSG) forward, Neymar has declared himself fit to play following his recent injury layoff, saying he expects to be ready for the upcoming clash with Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League.

  Neymar’s season has been disrupted by injury issues so far, with his current hamstring problem meaning he’s not featured for PSG since the 4-0 win over Angers on October 5. The Brazilian picked up the ailment on international duty when the Selecao drew with Nigeria in a friendly on October 13.

  However, speaking to FootMercato (h/t Amitai Winehouse of the MailOnline), Neymar said he’s targeting a return soon.

  “I feel perfectly good,” he said. “I feel perfectly good to play against Real Madrid in the Champions League.”

  PSG are in action against Lille in Ligue 1 on Friday night before they travel to the Santiago Bernabeu for a high-profile Champions League clash with Los Blancos.

  As Jonathan Johnson of ESPN FC relayed, PSG earlier confirmed they expect Neymar to be back in training after the international break.

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