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Neymar says needs another month to recover from operation

AFP  |  Rio De Janeiro 

and Paris Saint-Germain striker has told Brazilian TV he still needs around a month to recover from a

"I need about a month, but it is healing well. Everything is happening normally," Neymar, who has not played since breaking a metatarsal bone in his foot on February 25, told

If his recovery continues, should therefore be fit in time to take his place in Brazil's squad for finals in Brazil's first group match is against on June 17.

said earlier Friday that was "close" to returning to the club.

"When he gets here, he will want to play. Perhaps he'll have time to play a few matches before the end of the season." But with PSG playing their last match on May 19, it seems unlikely Neymar will play any part.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 22:10 IST
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