Neymar Jr returned to PSG training earlier this week
The PSG forward out since December 13 after enduring an ankle injury during their defeat to Lyon
The former Barcelona star’s return to give Pochettino a huge boost
Mauricio Pochettino, Paris Saint-Germain’s new manager given a huge boost after the return of Neymar to the club training this week.
The former Barcelona forward ruled out of action for a whole month after picking up an ankle injury during PSG’s 1-0 defeat to Lyon at Parc Des Princes on December 13.
He stretched off the pitch in extra time of the game, however rejoined his teammates in advance for their next French League match against Marseille this midweek.
PSG presently sitting second on the Ligue 1 table with 39 points – same as Lille while they chase Lyon with one point.
The Parisians shared a picture of the world’s most expensive player on Twitter on Monday, January 13 with the caption: ‘Look who’s back.’
However, the 28-year-old returned to training with a new manager in charge as the former Thomas Tuchel dismissed last month just hours after a 4-0 victory over Strasbourg.
Neymar yet to play for PSG under coach Pochettino and it’s undecided whether he will be fit in time to face Marseille in Wednesday’s Champions Trophy.