PSG: Neymar back to light training with Coupe De France final in sight
Paris Saint Germain have been boosted after reaching the final of the Coupe de France over Nantes and Neymar returning for assessment.
According to the club website, Neymar’s recovery from injury is progressing well and he will return to training on Wednesday as scheduled for on-pitch tests. Club specialists will carry out a full medical and radiological assessment in two weeks’ time.
Goals from Marco Verrati was followed by a saved penalty from Kylian Mbappe before Kalifa Coulibaly got his marching orders and Dani Alves won a penalty for Mbappe to score the second of the day and chipped the keeper for the third.
Thiago Silva (defender of PSG, winner of Nantes ): “After opening the scoreline it was a little easier, we tried to increase the lead. We had to try to score the second because if we stayed at 1-0 it would have been more difficult. I think we deserved this result even though it was difficult, and we deserved to be in the final again.” He told the media.