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Neymar diagnosed with mumps

2015-08-09 16:45
Neymar (AFP)

Barcelona - Barcelona have confirmed that Brazil striker Neymar has mumps and will be unable to play for 15 days.

Barcelona confirmed on their club website that Neymar has been diagnosed "despite the fact that he had previously been vaccinated against the disease."

Neymar will miss both the European and Spanish Super Cups and is doubtful for the Spanish league opener.

Barcelona play Sevilla in the European Super Cup on Tuesday.

After that the Spanish giants face Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup on August 14 and August 17 before visiting Bilbao again on August 23 to start the Spanish league.

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