Neymar investigated by UEFA

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After Presnel Kimpembe was adjudged to have handled the ball inside his area by VAR in injury-time, Marcus Rashford scored from the spot to send Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side through to the quarter-finals in dramatic fashion.

UEFA have confirmed they are investigating Neymar's outburst on social media over the Video Assisted Referee (VAR), ESPN reports.

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Neymar, who did not play in the fixture due to his current foot injury, voiced his opinion on social media after the match.

UEFA, on Wednesday, said a disciplinary investigation has started after the PSG forward criticised in an Instagram post the officiating of the defeat to Manchester United.

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"It's a disgrace", Neymar had said in his Instagram post in Portuguese. "They get four guys who don't understand football to watch a slow motion replay in front of the TV", before ending his comments with an abusive remark.

Neymar is set to be hammered with a ban by UEFA after his social media rant when Paris Saint-Germain lost to Manchester United.

If the Uefa disciplinary panel decides the Brazilian's comments are inappropriate, he faces a punishment ranging from a fine to suspension.

Neymar was watching injured as United overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit.