Neymar banned for three matches for lashing out at fan
May 12 2019
PSG'sNeymar reacts after missing a scoring chance during the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Nice at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, May 4, 2019.
The French Football Federation have now announced that the world's most expensive player will be forced to miss three domestic matches, with a further two matches suspended.
Neymar's suspension will begin on Monday after Sunday's (AEST) Ligue 1 meeting with Angers, meaning he will be unable to feature against Dijon and Reims in the final games of the campaign. The final match he will miss will be the Trophee des Champions clash against Rennes on August 3, which pits the Ligue 1 victor against the victor of the Coupe de France.
The update on Neymar's future comes from El Confidencial, who claim that the Brazilian's representatives have been working tirelessly for a number of days to try find any possible way of leaving the club.
Since leaving Barcelona in 2017, Neymar has never made it past the last 16 in the Champions League, and he was forced to watch his team fall to Manchester United this season from the sidelines after suffering a foot injury.