Concern is growing around Kylian Mbappé. Victim of a contracture, the PSG striker withdrew for the reception of Lens on Saturday. The world champion had shown some signs of fatigue (stretching …) at the end of the C1 semi-final first leg against Manchester City on Wednesday (2-1 defeat), after having already been the victim of a crutch in Ligue 1 in Metz a week earlier.
We hope it’s nothing serious
He is the victim of a “right calf contracture“Said the club in a statement, four days before the shock of C1 in Manchester. PSG also has a whole group, only deprived of its long-injured defender Juan Bernat and its third goalkeeper Alexandre Letellier. The Parisians face Lens (5th) on Saturday for the 35th day of Ligue 1, which started with still one point behind leader Lille, before challenging City in England on Tuesday for the return leg.
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“Kylian Mbappé has discomfort in his right calf. We hope it’s nothing serious and that he can be with us as soon as possible“, declared Mauricio Pochettino, the Parisian coach, in a press conference. The race against time is on.
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