Neymar and Kylian Mbappe both come off in friendlies casting doubt over fitness for Liverpool game

Neymar and Kylian Mbappe both come off in friendlies for Brazil and France casting doubt over their availability for PSG’s clash with Liverpool

  • Neymar came off after eight minutes in a friendly against Cameroon on Tuesday 
  • He had started at Stadium:MK in Milton Keynes in an attacking three 
  • The PSG star went down with a problem and was replaced by Richarlison 
  • Kylian Mbappe went off for France against Uruguay after 36 minutes in Paris 

Tom Farmery For Mailonline

Neymar and Kylian Mbappe both went off injured in friendlies for Brazil and France on Tuesday night.

Supporters who bought tickets for Brazil v Cameroon at Stadium:MK to see Neymar were left bitterly disappointed as he came off injured after eight minutes.

Mbappe, playing for France in a friendly against Uruguay in Paris, was forced off after 36 minutes. 

Neymar was forced off injured early in Brazil's international friendly against Cameroon

Neymar was forced off injured early in Brazil’s international friendly against Cameroon

The striker went down clearly in pain during the early stages of the game in Milton Keynes

The striker went down clearly in pain during the early stages of the game in Milton Keynes

Kylian Mbappe went down after hurdling over Uruguay goalkeeper Martin Campana

Kylian Mbappe went down after hurdling over Uruguay goalkeeper Martin Campana

Mbappe looked in some discomfort and was pictured clutching his right shoulder after falling 

It casts doubt over their availability for two of Paris Saint-Germain’s next games.

PSG host Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Saturday before hosting Liverpool in the Champions League a week on Wednesday. 

Neymar started the international friendly in Milton Keynes but was forced off went he went down with a problem.

He was replaced by Everton forward Richarlison with over 80 minutes left to play.

Young supporters held up banners before the match asking for Neymar's shirt and boots

Young supporters held up banners before the match asking for Neymar’s shirt and boots

Fans had held banners ahead of kick-off asking for the Brazilian’s shirt and boots.

He limped off the pitch before being embraced by head coach Tite.

He appeared to be having trouble putting any weight on his right leg as he went down the tunnel.

Mbappe had to be helped up before he managed to walk off the field of play in Paris

Mbappe had to be helped up before he managed to walk off the field of play in Paris

Mbappe writhed around in pain on the Stade de France pitch after hurdling Uruguay goalkeeper Martin Campana.

He wasn’t able to continue and was replaced by Florian Thauvin.


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