PSG: Mbappe joins list of 7 players with COVID-19 cases in French club

PSG: Mbappe joins list of 7 players with COVID-19 cases in French club

- Paris Saint-Germain now have seven first team players who tested positive for the coronavirus

- Kylian Mbappe is the latest player to have come out positive from the tests with Les Bleus

- Three other stars from the club who went on holiday also tested positive for the virus

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Paris Saint-Germain have recorded the most cases of coronavirus after Kylian Mbappe recently tested positive while on international duty.

The French striker scored the winning goal that gave Les Bleus the needed win against Sweden in their Nations League tie.

But the results of tests that were conducted on Monday, September 7, showed that the World Cup winner tested positive of the deadly virus.

PSG: Mbappe makes it 7 players wit COVID-19 cases in French club
PSG: With Mbappe there are now 7 players with COVID-19 in the French club. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The 21-year-old will now miss France's next game against Croatia and several other matches in Ligue 1.

But PSG's Sporting Director Leonardo has hit out at the French FA (FFF) claiming no one had informed the club of Mbappe having contracted the virus.

Three PSG players in the past week also tested positive for the deadly virus including Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes.

After the loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League finals the players took a few days off in Ibiza and all three stars who had their vacations on the Spanish island tested positive.

Defender Marquinhos, goalkeeper Keylor Navas and striker Mauro Icardi are the three other players to have come out with positive results from their respective COVID-19 tests.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Kylian Mbappe will not be fielded when France take on Croatia at the ongoing UEFA Nations League and will also miss Paris Saint-Germain's season opener after testing positive for coronavirus.

No fewer than seven PSG players have tested positive for the infection in the last seven days including Mbappe's partner Neymar.

According to the French Football Federation (FFF) after tests were carried out ahead of the game against Croatia, Mbappe's result was positive. also reported that Neymar and Mbappe have been described as the two best players in the world according to Paris Saint-Germain director Leonardo.

He is backing both players to remain at the club Leonardo and further claimed that both stars are the two best players in the world at the moment, apart from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

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