Neymar sprains ankle, may miss opener

(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Neymar could miss Barcelona's league opener this weekend after spraining his left ankle in training.

Barcelona said in a statement Friday that the Brazil star complained of pain in his ankle after a training session on Thursday and was later diagnosed with a "grade 1" sprain. It said "his return to training will depend on how the injury treatment evolves."

Barcelona hosts Elche on Sunday in the opening round of the Spanish league.

Read More...


© Copyright 2014 by STATS LLC. Any Commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.