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PSG boss relieved star man Neymar was cleared of making alleged racist remarks in fiery Marseille encounter as German juggles squad after raft of suspensions PSG head coach says he has struggled with suspensions since Marseille game Three PSG players and two from Marseille were sent off in last month's match Neymar accused defender Alvaro Gonzalez of racial abuse towards him But Marseille claimed it was Neymar who made a racist slur against their player Both players now cleared of any wrongdoing by the Discipline Commission 

By Charlie Walker For Mailonline

Published: 19:04 BST, 1 October 2020 | Updated: 19:04 BST, 1 October 2020

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Paris Saint-Germain head coach has spoken of his relief after star forward Neymar was cleared of alleged racist remarks during the fiery encounter with Marseille last month.

The PSG coach says he has stuggled for players due to suspensions and confirmation of Neymar's availability is a welcome boost.

Following the game at the Parc des Prince in Paris, in which five players were sent off, the PSG star accused the Spanish defender, Alvaro Gonzalez, of racial abuse towards him.

Neymar and Alvaro Gonzalez were both cleared of making alleged discriminatory remarks

Neymar and Alvaro Gonzalez were both cleared of making alleged discriminatory remarks

Five players were sent off during the fiery encounter between PSG and Marseille in Paris

Five players were sent off during the fiery encounter between PSG and Marseille in Paris

But Gonzalez and Marseille claimed to possess evidence that it was in fact Neymar who made a racist slur during the match by calling defender Hiroki Sakai a 'Chinese s***'.

A Spanish TV network also accused Neymar of making a homophobic slur, calling Gonzalez 'a f***ing queer' in the violent incident.

However, both players were cleared of any wrongdoing by the Discipline Commission of the Ligue de Football Professionel (LFP) on

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