Saint-Germain-en-Laye (AFP)

Paris superstar SG Neymar, whose club is negotiating the transfer, is not in the group that will go to Rennes Sunday for the second day of L1, said Saturday his coach Thomas Tuchel.

"+ Ney + did not finish the training with the group today (Saturday) It's a little too early (for him) to start again in a match, especially against Rennes home.It is too early. We are waiting another week for him to start again with the group, "said the German technician.

Tuchel has not yet been able to line up the Brazilian since the attacking midfielder injured his ankle in late May.

Already absent from the group that beat Nîmes last Sunday (3-0) at the resumption of the L1, Neymar, in the recovery phase, chained periods of collective and individual training.

But his situation is also very linked to the transfer window: the sporting director of PSG Leonardo has confirmed negotiations for the transfer of the most expensive player in history, bought EUR 222 million in 2017, who did not hide his desire to leave .

Every fact and gesture of the "Ney" are watched by the football planet, held in suspense by this episode, the hottest of the offseason.

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