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Neymar joins PSG in Shenzhen ahead of Monaco test

4:24 AM GMT+8 02/08/2018
The Brazilian last played for his club in February, but he could feature in the Trophee des Champions match on Saturday

Neymar has arrived in China ahead of Paris Saint-Germain's first competitive game under new coach Thomas Tuchel.

PSG face Ligue 1 rivals Monaco in the Trophee des Champions in Shenzhen on Saturday.

The former Barcelona made a stunning start to his PSG career, smashing 28 goals in 30 games following his move to Parc des Princes.

His club season, however, was cut short at a crucial period, in the middle of his club's Champions League last-16 exit at the hands of Real Madrid.

Neymar's last appearance for PSG came in February when he fractured a bone in his foot against Marseille.

The injury subsequently ruled Neymar out for the rest of the domestic season, but the 26-year-old recovered in time to travel to the World Cup with Brazil.

Tite's men were knocked out at the quarter-final stage by Belgium, however, with Neymar only able to contribute two goals at the tournament.

The world's most expensive footballer has a chance to move on this weekend, though, and he could be in line to face Monaco after PSG confirmed he has joined his team-mates in China.