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UEFA Champions League 2021-22: Mbappe slightly injured ahead of game vs Real Madrid

The French league club said Mbappe, who scored a stoppage-time winner in the first leg of the round of 16 against Madrid, was hurt during Monday's training session but that initial medical exams were reassuring.

India TV Sports Desk Edited by: India TV Sports Desk Paris Updated on: March 08, 2022 10:59 IST
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PSG striker Kylian Mbappe in a file photo.

Highlights

  • PSG said Mbappe received treatment and that his fitness will be reassessed on Tuesday
  • Mbappe has been linked with a move to Real Madrid when his contract expires this year
  • The World Cup champion has been in stellar form this season, with 24 goals and 17 assists

Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe injured his left foot during training two days before the team travels to Real Madrid for a Champions League game.

The French league club said Mbappe, who scored a stoppage-time winner in the first leg of the round of 16 against Madrid, was hurt during Monday's training session but that initial medical exams were reassuring.

PSG said Mbappe received treatment and that his fitness will be reassessed on Tuesday. The match against Madrid is on Wednesday.

Mbappe has been linked with a move to Real Madrid when his contract expires this year.

The World Cup champion has been in stellar form this season, with 24 goals and 17 assists in all competitions as PSG has become increasingly reliant on its star. Mbappé was suspended this weekend for a French league match against Nice and PSG lost 1-0.

PSG beat Real Madrid 1-0 in the first leg in Paris.

(Reported by AP)