Following a thigh injury, PSG star Kylian Mbappe will be out of the ground for three weeks, confirm medical examination. This signifies the 23-year-old will miss his side’s Champions League round of 16 matches against Bayern Munich.
Kylian Mbappe suffers thigh injury: ruled out for three weeks
Medical tests on Thursday confirmed that Mbapee will be unable to play the match against Bayern Munich. PSG confirmed the same in a statement that read,
“Following examinations, Kylian Mbappe has suffered an injury to his left thigh at the level of the biceps femoris. He is expected to be unavailable for three weeks.”
Mbappe was injured in Wednesday’s league match against Montpellier, where he also missed a penalty. Lecomte saved it first but a retake was needed to which Mbape hit the ball against the post. He was substituted, in the 21st minute. After suffering a tough tackle from Leo Leroy, he was unable to continue on-field with Hugo Ekitike replacing him.
He’ll miss at least four games
Estimating the recovery time, Mbappe will be missing out on a minimum of four games as the season gets into the decisive phase. The crucial games he’ll miss include: against Toulouse this Saturday, the Coupe de France game against Marseille next Wednesday, the Monaco match on 11th February, and the Champions League round of 16 against Bayern scheduled on 14th February at the Parc des Princes.
Mbappe, who has been in his best form since the Qatar World Cup 2022, is an asset to PSG. His missing out on important games was probably the last thing PSG would have wanted.
Sergio Ramos also discontinued the game against Montpellier concerning physical problems. He’ll take further tests to detect the exact status of his injury.