The Portuguese coach of the Saudi Al Hilal, Jorge Jesusannounced that the debut of Brazilian player Neymarwho came to Riyadh from Paris Saint Germain (PSG) this week, will be delayed for a while due to muscle injury And Was surprised that was invoked by his selection.
“Neymar suffers a muscle injury and I don’t understand why he is called up for his (national) team. This may pose problems for Al Hilal as it is in a period of rehabilitation. He can’t play and I don’t know exactly when he will play“That’s what Jesus said this morning in a press conference at the end of the league game against Al Fayha, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
The technician He was so surprised The player has been included in the Brazil squad for the first matches of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers.
According to the Saudi press, the player could return to the pitch next September, which could see Al Hilal without their star in important games, particularly due to their clash with league champions Benzema’s Al Ittihad early next year.
In the last part of the French league this year Neymar was sidelined with an ankle injury.
Neymar was unveiled alongside Moroccan goalkeeper Yassine Bono in a glittering ceremony at Riyadh’s King Fahd International Stadium yesterday.
Al Hilal didn’t give any details about the transfer or the Brazilian’s contract, but as reported by the newspaper L’Équipe and later also confirmed by Le Parisien (very close to PSG), the deal includes around €90m for PSG and a contract two Seasons for Neymar, who would earn around €100m a year with an option for a third year.