Kylian Mbappé, the tile?
Hit in the right ankle at the end of the first period, the 22-year-old crack was forced to give up his place shortly after the resumption on Wednesday, in Bruges (1-1), on the first day of the group stage of Champions League.
In the 51st minute to be precise, Mauro Icardi substitute for the occasion.
This time, it was his left ankle that was causing him pain… "
He twisted his ankle.
“, Mauricio Pochettino simply confirmed at a press conference, specifying that his number 7 was already affected in both ankles before the meeting.
Recall that it is a calf concern that had deprived Mbappé of the last two matches of the France team, on the occasion of the recent gathering.
The person concerned was nevertheless on the bridge last Saturday, against Clermont (4-0), and therefore again Wednesday.
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For now, we do not know more about the severity of the injury. We can nevertheless imagine that his participation in the shock of the sixth day of Ligue 1 against Lyon, Sunday (8:45 p.m.), is at best uncertain. Obviously, an absence of several matches would be extremely damaging for Paris Saint-Germain, the world champion being one of the essential pawns of the Parisian armada. Above all, this would delay the work of the "MNM", that is to say the trio Messi-Neymar-Mbappé. The three players lined up together for the first time on Wednesday. And we have seen that their association, but also the relationship with the rest of the team, is still largely perfectible. In short, the Parisian staff just have to cross their fingers and hope for good news at thefrom the exams that await Kylian Mbappé ...