Neymar Injures Ankle During Barcelona's Training Session

After recovering from a back injury that he suffered during the FIFA World Cup, Brazilian superstar Neymar has suffered a mild sprain in his ankle.

updated: August 22, 2014 17:14 IST
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Neymar during a training session for Barcelona.

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Barcelona: Brazilian superstar Neymar has suffered an ankle sprain in training, Barcelona announced Friday, adding to the club's injury woes just two days before opening their new La Liga campaign. (Can Barcelona fight?)

Neymar complained of pain in his left ankle at the end of Thursday's training session and tests confirmed he had suffered a mild sprain, Barcelona reported as they prepared to face Elche at home on Sunday.

"His return to training will depend on the development of the injury," the club said in a statement. (Barcelona set for battle)

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