Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe suffered an injury in Wednesday’s game against Montpellier, threatening his place in the Champions League against Bayern Munich later this month.
Mbappe, who missed two penalties earlier, injured his knee and thigh after being tackled by Montpellier midfielder Leo Leroy and was forced off in the 21st minute of PSG’s 3–1 victory.
The anguished look on his face as he left the pitch and then left the stadium showed the concern of the French World Cup winner.
The extent of Mbappe’s injury is not yet known, but sources say there are concerns around the club and the player. However, PSG manager Christophe Galtier was positive after the game.
Is it a “bruise” or a “contusion”? I don’t know yet,” Gaultier asserted. Doesn’t seem “serious”. I’m not too worried. ”
Mbappe will be scanned first thing Thursday morning, but the first leg against Champions League quarter-finals Bayern Munich is less than two weeks away, and until then the Parisian’s fitness will always be an unknown.
The 24-year-old could miss high-profile matches in the Coupe de France against Marseille (8 February) and Ligue 1 against Monaco (11 February).
Also, Sergio Ramos has a groin problem and Neymar has an ankle problem and has not traveled to Montpellier.
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