PSG star striker Kylian Mbappé, who suffered an injury in the win against Toulouse (4-0) on Sunday, will miss the next two games of the Blues even the first match of the Champions League, Europe 1 Monday learned.
Muscular tear in the thigh
Medical exams of the Paris striker (20 years) revealed a "muscle tear" in the back of the left thigh. The Paris club announced "four weeks" of stop before a return to the competition.
This is the first major physical glitch of the French prodigy since its explosion at the highest level in 2017. Mbappé has forfeited the two matches of re-entry of the French team, 7 and 10 September against Albania and Andorra in the frame of the Euro 2020 qualifiers, while Didier Deschamps has to announce his list on Thursday. The number 7 Paris should also miss the debut PSG Champions League, major goal of the Paris club, whose first day is scheduled on 17 and 18 September.
Long list of injured
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 PSG referee - Manchester United after the eighth-final return of the lost Champions League 3-1, on March 6th.