Kylian Mbappé has been dominated out for 3 weeks with a left-thigh tear and can miss the primary leg of Paris Saint-Germain’s round-of-16 recreation towards Bayern Munich within the Champions League.
Mbappé sustained the damage within the first half of PSG’s recreation at Montpellier on Wednesday and limped off the sphere. TV cameras additionally confirmed him rubbing the again of his left thigh as he walked to the dressing room.
PSG stated in an announcement Thursday that checks revealed a tear in his left thigh.
The damage comes at a foul time for PSG because it enters a busy interval this month. PSG performs away at bitter rival Marseille within the French Cup and within the league, both aspect of the house recreation towards Bayern on Feb. 14. It additionally has a league recreation at fourth-place Monaco.
Mbappé faces a race to be slot in time for the league recreation at second-place Marseille on Feb. 26. The return leg towards Bayern is on March 8.
His damage additionally raises questions on his latest workload. Mbappé performed and scored for PSG simply 10 days after enjoying within the World Cup remaining for France on Dec. 18 — the place he grew to become solely the second participant to attain a hat trick within the remaining.
Kylian Mbappé’s greatest moments for France within the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Mbappé would go on to win the Golden Boot award.
PSG coach Christophe Galtier chosen him to face Strasbourg on Dec. 28 and away to Lens on Jan. 1. The determination was taken in full settlement with Mbappé, who needed to play in each video games.
Reporting by the Associated Press.
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