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Injured Neymar likely to return after four weeks

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Days after (CBF) confirmed that will miss Copa America, his on Sunday revealed that the 27-year may take four weeks to recover.

suffered an ankle during Brazil's friendly match with and subsequently left the field.

"On Saturday June 8, Paris Saint-Germain's first team doctor, Dr Laurent Aumont, and the club's member and leading figure in medicine assessed the picked up by Jr in Brazil's preparation match for the Copa America last Wednesday. The two doctors diagnosed a sprain of the lateral ligament of the right ankle without surgical indication, to be treated with conservative treatment. The Paris Saint-Germain striker is expected to return on the field in four weeks time," the club said in a statement.

The game was just in its 21st minute when Neymar was forced to leave the field. But despite Neymar's absence, vanquished to register a 2-0 victory.

Copa America is scheduled to commence from June 15, when will compete with

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First Published: Sun, June 09 2019. 14:22 IST