Paris (AFP)

PSG star striker Kylian Mbappé, victim of a "muscle tear" in the victory against Toulouse (4-0) on Sunday, will be absent "between three and four weeks" and will miss the next two games of the Blues even the first Champions League match, indicate Monday several media.

According to Le Parisien, L'Equipe and RMC, the medical exams of the Paris striker (20 years) revealed a "muscle tear" in the back of the left thigh, synonymous with "three weeks to four weeks" of stopping before a back to the competition. Contacted by AFP, the Paris club has not confirmed.

This is the first physical glitch major French prodigy since its explosion at the highest level in 2017.

As a result, Mbappé has forfeited the two French Open matches on 7 and 10 September against Albania and Andorra in the Euro-2020 qualifiers, while Didier Deschamps has to announce his list. Thursday.

The Parisian N.7 should also miss the debut PSG in the Champions League, major goal of the Paris club, whose first day is scheduled on 17 and 18 September.

Mbappé joins the long list of injured who have been accumulating at PSG since the beginning of the season. In addition to Ander Herrera (calf), Thilo Kehrer (foot) and Julian Draxler (arch), Abdou Diallo and Edinson Cavani also came out injured on Sunday.

In the short term for the PSG, Thomas Tuchel's line of attack will be completely decimated Friday in Metz, while Neymar, still pending start, can not be aligned until his case is not settled.

If he stays in Paris, "Ney" will be suspended for the first three days in the Champions League because of his insults on social networks against the referee PSG - Manchester United after the 8th final return of the Champions League lost 3-1, on March 6th.

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