Kylian Mbappe Test Positive to Coronavirus
Paris St-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss France’s Nations League match against Croatia today Tuesday. Before now, six Paris St-Germain players tested positive for coronavirus last week, with Mbappe’s result putting the start of their Ligue 1 season in doubt.
The 21-year-old French international scored the only goal in their last game against Sweden in their Nations League opener on Saturday. He is currently in self-isolation which is according to the medical protocols, he has been away from other team-mates since. France Football Federation said: “His Covid-19 test carried out by Uefa on Monday morning revealed a positive result, he was separated from the squad after receiving the results at the end of training and returned home in the evening.”
They also said: “Mbappe was tested before joining up with the squad. The result was negative, like that of a test taken on Wednesday at Uefa’s request for the Sweden game.” They will be playing without the Fifa boy in their second league game of the Euro Nations League which they started on a very good note winning their first game curtsesy of Kylian Mbappe’s only goal.