Mbappe will miss the start of Saint-Germain’s campaign in the French League, where he will be a guest at Lens in the second stage.
The French football team announced on Monday that Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe has been infected with the new Corona virus, which will prevent him from participating with the world champions in Tuesday’s match against Croatia in the European Nations League, which is a replay of the 2018 World Cup final.
Mbappe, who participated in the national team exercises on Monday before his positive test result came out, became the seventh player from Saint-Germain to be infected with the “Covid-19” virus, after Brazilians Neymar and Marquinhos, Argentines Angel Di Maria, Mauro Icardi, Leandro Paredes and Costa Rican goalkeeper Kaylor Navas.
All of them contracted the virus during a vacation in Ibiza after losing the Champions League final against Bayern Munich on August 23.
Mbappe also became the fourth player from the French national team to be excluded from the world champion squad due to “Covid-19”, after Paul Pogba (Manchester United of England), who announced his injury prior to revealing the squad of coach Didier Deschamps, Hossam Awar (Lyon) and goalkeeper Steve Mandanda (Marseille). .
The management of the French national team said that, “(Mbappe) was removed from the group after the arrival of the results, at the end of training, before returning to his home in the evening. And like the entire delegation (the national team and its crews), Kylian Mbappe underwent a test before gathering (at the team camp).” .
She revealed, “The result was negative (before the gathering), like the one that came last Wednesday, at the request of the European Football Association, in the framework of the Sweden and France match.” Saturday in the first round of the third group competitions for the first level of the European Nations League, in which the Saint-Germain striker scored a goal. 1-0 win in Solna.
It is certain that Mbappe will miss the start of Saint Germain’s career in the French League, where he will be a guest of Lens in the second stage, after the Parisian club missed the opening stage as a result of reaching the Champions League final.