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Coronavirus: Mbappé did not benefit from a free pass to be tested before PSG-Dortmund


LE SCAN SPORT - Kylian Mbappé's lawyer justified screening for coronavirus internationally before the Champions League shock because it presented "clinical signs of angina".

The controversy surrounding the preferential treatment which certain political figures would have received continues to stir social networks. A hashtag #IlsSavaient was created to denounce two-tier health in the country with, on the one hand, an elite who would benefit from privileges to be detected and a base, on the contrary, set aside.

Mediapart , which has devoted an investigation to this subject, is interested in the case of Kylian Mbappé. The Parisian striker, ill before the return shock of the Champions League between Paris SG and Dortmund on March 11, had been tested to find out if he had contracted the Covid-19. This had been negative the day before the 8th final return. The international, reduced, had nevertheless taken by the qualification of the club of the capital (2-0) when entering the game in the second period.

Contacted by the investigation site, the lawyer for the 2018 world champion ensures that no preferential treatment has been granted. Me Delphine Verheyden ensures that the screening procedure by the medical service of the Parisian club was justified. Mbappé had " persistent fever overnight" and had "clinical signs of angina" two days before the match.

"I do not believe at all that he thought he was receiving preferential treatment"

According to the lawyer, the test took place "in compliance with the rules imposed by the health authorities" via the American Hospital of Neuilly-sur-Seine, a private establishment which collaborates very regularly with the Paris SG, to carry out medical visits by new players, in particular. "I do not believe at all that he thought he was enjoying preferential treatment , " insisted the representative of the attacker.

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Source: lefigaro

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