Paris Saint-Germain, the leaders of the French Football League, announced Thursday that its international striker Kylian Mbappe will be out of action for three weeks and will be prevented from participating in the first leg of the Champions League final against Bayern Munich on February 14.
The club stated that Mbappe suffers from a “left thigh injury” that he suffered in the 20th minute of the match against Montpellier (3-1) in the league on Wednesday.
Mbappe will also miss the match against Marseille next Wednesday in the final price of the local cup competition, but he will be ready for the second leg match of the final price of the prestigious continental competition against Bayern Munich in Bavaria on the eighth of next March.
Mbappe’s absence from the Champions League is a great loss for Paris Saint-Germain, as the 24-year-old striker dominates the statistical tables this season: he currently leads the European competition’s top scorer rankings with seven goals, sharing with the Egyptian striker for Liverpool, England, Mohamed Salah.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Christophe Galtier seemed reassuring on Wednesday, and said, “It is a bruise or hematoma, we do not know yet. There is not much concern,” referring to a “knock behind the knee and on the muscle” that he suffered in the 20th minute and forced him to leave his place for Hugo. Ikitiki.
Mbappe commented on his injury after the match in the dressing room hall, captured by “Canal Plus”, saying: “I was injured when I tried to lean on my feet, I felt severe pain.”
On the other hand, Paris Saint-Germain said that Spanish defender Sergio Ramos, who was injured in the match and left his place in the 32nd minute for Portuguese international midfielder Renato Sanchez, will conduct “additional checks” on Thursday.
The Parisian club, which is still looking for its first title in the European Champions League, which is the main goal of its Qatari owners, suffers from the absence of Prisnel Kimpembe and Nordy Mukyal due to injury, while Brazilian Neymar was rested on Wednesday as a precautionary measure in order to recover from “muscle fatigue”.
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