Victim dune sprain, Mbappé could be out for three weeks - The Point

The race against the clock is launched to Kylian Mbappé. After his injury in the Cup final of France against Saint-Etienne after a tackle, seconded by Loïc Perr

Victim dune sprain, Mbappé could be out for three weeks - The Point

The race against the clock is launched to Kylian Mbappé. After his injury in the Cup final of France against Saint-Etienne after a tackle, seconded by Loïc Perrin, the doctors of PSG have confirmed the sentence : the French striker is the victim of a sprain and could be out until the " three weeks ", according to the direction of the club. On 12 August, the French champion of 2020 will play a quarter-final, crucial face-to-Atalanta Bergamo.

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" The balance sheet of imaging performed Monday confirmed a sprained ankle with ligament injuries external. In the wake of this trauma, the recovery time is approximately three weeks, " said the PSG, which is therefore preparing to play without their best scorer in the final of the League Cup against Lyon on Friday. Between his injury incurred on Friday against Saint-Étienne and the shock from Bergamo, it was 19 days.

Mbappé return for a possible semi-final ?

If he misses the appointment against the Italians, Mbappé could sign his return in an eventual semi-final on August 18, in the case of a qualification, or even in the final, 23 August, if his club came to play for the first time in its history. The unavailability of "Kyky" remains a hard blow for PSG, who, until then, carried out the preparation without a hitch, with the objective to minimize the injury.

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The young French international, 21-year-old, who was the Paris of the longer legs of the beginning of the meeting, has seen his momentum cut off by a tackle, dangerous saint-etienne Loic Perrin, who has earned a red card to the latter. Replaced in the process, Mbappé reappeared later in the edge of the field with crutches and a splint on her ankle painful, to witness the end of the match, and the ceremony of lifting the trophy. His absence could benefit the Spanish Pablo Sarabia, the usual lining of the attackers in paris, unless the coach Thomas Tuchel decides to change the system, substituting a player-oriented offensive by a community.

Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 11:33

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