Kylian Mbappe doubtful for PSG's Champions League clash against RB Leipzig

Kylian Mbappe doubtful for PSG's Champions League clash against RB Leipzig

- Kylian Mbappe may not be available for PSG in their Champions League game against Leipzig

- The Frenchman was withdrawn in the 74th minute of his side's 3-0 win over Nantes last weekend

- Mbappe is however struggling with fitness having missed ouf of their training session on Monday, November 2

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Kylian Mbappe appears doubtful for Paris Saint-Germain when they travel to Germany for their Champions League meeting against RB Leipzig this midweek.

The 21-year-old was suspected to have picked up a thigh injury over the weekend after missing his side's training session on Monday, November 2.

He was one of the goalscorers for PSG in their 3-0 victory over Nantes last weekend before his substitution in the 74th minute.

Ander Herrera and Pablo Sarabia were also on the scores sheet for the Parisians as they maintain their leadership on the Ligue 1 table.

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Daily Mail reports that his manager Thomas Tuchel initially blamed his removal on fatigue after the match but things seem to have taken a different turn.

Sources close to the club revealed that the 2018 World Cup winner will likely miss their matchday three fixture.

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Already, the French League champions are without their superstar Neymar who is not expected back until the international break due to a groin injury. Mauro Icardi is also sidelined.

PSG opened their Champions League campaign with a defeat to Manchester United but bounced back with a 2-0 win over İstanbul Basaksehir in their last outing.

Kylian Mbappe doubtful for PSG's Champions League clash against RB Leipzig
Kylian Mbappe while in action for PSG against Nantes. Photo by Anthony Dibon
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Tuchel's men are currently in second place in Group B, three points adrift of United.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Kylian Mbappe who currently plays for French champions Paris-Saint-Germain has been urged by former Arsenal star Robert Pires to leave France and move to Spanish champions Real Madrid.

The France international currently has a contract with Paris-Saint-Germain which will expire in the next two years as the club's chiefs are trying to convince him to sign another deal.

There have been reports that talks over Kylian Mbappe signing a new deal has stalled and he could be sold next summer for the club to avoid losing him for free.

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