The Parisian club explained that “the imaging performed by Mbappe on Monday confirmed that he had an ankle sprain with an injury to the outer ligament. After this injury, the recovery time takes about three weeks.”
Mbappe was injured in the 31st minute after a brutal intervention by captain Saint-Etienne Luik Piran, after which he was punished with a red card, probably in his last match with his team.
Mbappe had to leave the field in the 33rd minute for his Spanish teammate Pablo Sarabia.
The St Germain striker left the field with a teardrop, and later returned, using crutches for walking, and he wrapped his ankle.
This diagnosis confirms the expected absence of Mbabi from the final match of the local league cup competition against Lyon next Friday, as he will enter it in a race against time to participate with the team member in the combined session (the final rounds) of the Champions League competition scheduled in the Portuguese capital Lisbon, where Paris Saint seeks German to go far in the competition.
In the event Mbappe misses the confrontation against Atalanta, he will be able to return to the ranks of his team, if he qualified, in the semifinals scheduled for August 18, or even the final match scheduled for 23 of him, knowing that the Parisian club has never reached the final match of the continental competition Ancient in its history.
The absence of Mbappe is a painful blow for the Parisian club, which is fully prepared to complete the season with the aim of reducing injuries as much as possible.