Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe is looking to miss out on their Champions League match against Atalanta scheduled on August 12 after the club announced he will be out three weeks with an ankle injury.
“As announced after the final of the Coupe de France against Saint-Etienne, Kylian Mbappe underwent further examinations to on his injured right ankle,” PSG said in a statement on Monday.
“The results of today’s scan confirmed an ankle sprain with damage to the external ligament. The player is expected to be sidelined for approximately three weeks.”
He suffered a sprained ankle after a 1-0 win at the French Cup final against Saint-Etienne at the Stade de France, thanks to Neymar who converted the early goal by 14th-minute mark. take a look at our latest football news about Juventus wins ninth straight Serie A title at here!
Mbappe got his injury from an ugly tackle by Loic Perrin before the half-hour mark, but scans and X-rays Mbappe had on Friday night and Saturday morning revealed that no ligaments were damaged.
More scans applied on Tuesday morning to assess the the superstar’s injury further, and it was determined he could be set to miss the Atalanta match, as well as the League Cup final against Lyon on Friday is definitely to be missed out.
PSG’s top goalscorer is now in a race against time to try and be fit for their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal against Atalanta on Aug. 12, and if PSG makes it through that round, still makes it unlikely for Mbappe to be fully fit to play for the semifinals and final.