PSG 4-0 Monaco: Neymar makes his return after post-World Cup break

Neymar made his return to action as Thomas Tuchel collected his first trophy as Paris Saint-Germain manager with a resounding 4-0 win over Monaco in the Trophee des Champions.

The Brazilian star came off the bench with 15 minutes remaining at the Shenzhen Universiade Stadium in China, replacing Marco Verratti with PSG already three goals to the good.

Neymar made a late return to PSG after taking a holiday following Brazil’s exit to Belgium in the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Russia. Having only returned to training this week, it was too soon for Tuchel to name Neymar in his starting line-up., while Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani did not travel to China with the rest of the squad.New goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon did start between the posts after signing from Juventus during the close season.

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