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Kylian Mbappé and Neymar suffer injuries ahead of Liverpool clash

Kylian Mbappé and Neymar suffer injuries ahead of Liverpool clash

The duo were both were substituted due to injuries while playing for Brazil and France on Tuesday night.

Neymar suffered the injury as he attempted to shoot in Brazil's 1-0 win over Cameroon.

A statement on the club's official wesbite read: "Neymar Jr and Kylian Mbappe have undergone medical examinations today that confirmed: for Neymar an elongation of the right adductors".

However, Liverpool will travel to the Parc des Princes on Wednesday 28 November, in what will likely be a crucial clash in the Champions League.

Neymar was forced off with a groin injury after just eight minutes of Brazil's 1-0 victory over Cameroon in Milton Keynes on Tuesday.

And Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar has also suggested Neymar's gorin issue is not a major concern.

"He felt discomfort", Lasmar said.

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"He was evaluated and he has already started treatment, but will need a little bit more time to have a better assessment, with a scan, but initially it doesn't seem like an important injury".

Asked whether the Brazil worldwide would be available against Toulouse and Liverpool, Lasmar said: "It's important to wait approximately 24 hours more".

Following the match, Neymar took to Instagram to provide an update.

Thanks to all who sent me messages wishing me a good recovery, I think it was nothing serious.

He was helped from the field, limping, but not requiring a stretcher, to be replaced by Richarlison, who went on to open the scoring for Brazil.

"These last games were important to recover from the biggest hit that was the World Cup, we remained strong, focused and aiming to be increasingly better".


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