PSG confirm Thiago Silva blow

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Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva will be out for several weeks after suffering a hamstring injury in a friendly against Napoli on Monday.

The Brazil international limped off after 14 minutes of his team’s 2-1 win in Italy and it has now been confirmed that coach Laurent Blanc will be without one of his key players for a prolonged period of time.

Defending champions PSG, who drew 2-2 at Stade de Reims in their Ligue 1 opener last Friday, take on Bastia at the Parc des Princes on Saturday.