Neymar steps up recovery, attends PSG training

Neymar steps up recovery, attends PSG training

- Paris Saint-Germain star, Neymar, has resumed training with the Paris giants

- The Brazil national team captain had been recuperating in his native Brazil since undergoing surgery on a fractured fifth metatarsal

- But with a quick return to the training ground they are speculations he could play one more game for PSG this season

Paris Saint-Germain star, Neymar, attended the clubs training session at the Camp des Loges on Saturday May 5 as he nears a return from a broken bone in his right foot.

The Brazil national team captain had been recuperating in his native Brazil since undergoing surgery on a fractured fifth metatarsal and returned to Paris on Friday to complete the final stage of his rehabilitation.

The former Barcelona star was not present as PSG were held to a 2-2 draw away at Amiens on Friday May 4 but was at training on Saturday to finally reunite with his teammates and get back to work.

The former Santos star spent most of his time in the gym, but he could not resist a few touches of the ball as he juggled barefoot on the grass.

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Brazil national team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar while speaking about Neymar chances of still playing this season for PSG told L'Equipe "if Neymar is in a position to play for PSG before the end of the season, then he will play."

Neymar is battling to return by May 17, meaning he could feature in PSG's final game of the season at Caen.

Amid persistent transfer speculations linking the Brazilian with a move away from PSG, TF1's Telefoot reported that Neymar will be staying in Paris next season, but Bixente Lizarazu, the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000 winner and one of the show's analysts, wants to see him show more affection.

Lizarazu said: "Neymar, show your heart,"

"The PSG supporters need signs of affection from you."

Meanwhile, Barcelona's Luis Suarez rejected the idea that his former teammate left Camp Nou solely for financial reasons.

Speaking with Radio Rincon, Suarez said Neymar's exit was difficult to take but that it was a personal decision.

Suarez said: "Neymar's departure hurt us,"

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"We were teammates, friends, but he took the decision with his soul and conscience. However, we knew that he would be missed.

"I do not believe that he went for the money, but instead the objectives that he wants to achieve in Paris."

NAIJ.com previously reported that Brazil international and Paris-Saint-Germain star Neymar is reportedly ready to complete a move to Spanish side Real Madrid.

Since the Brazilian star moved to France last year from Barcelona, he has been a target for Real Madrid who want to bring him back to the La Liga.

And according to the report by Spanish media outlet Don Balon, Neymar wants to move to Real Madrid for him to play alongside Portugal international Ronaldo.

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