Touched in the thigh, Kylian Mbappé still has a very small hope of playing in the round of 16 PSG-Bayern. But the Bondynois would be at best a substitute.
Decidedly, the current period is not easy for Paris Saint-Germain. In the aftermath of the painful defeat in Marseille (1-2) in the Coupe de France, the medical staff of the capital club must prepare for the upcoming deadlines: the trip to Monaco in Ligue 1 on Saturday, and of course the round of 16 first leg. of the Champions League against Bayern Munich.
The terrible news fell after OM-PSG, with the injury of Lionel Messi. Hit in the hamstrings, the Argentinian will be absent in Monaco, and could also miss the clash against Bayern. On the other hand, for Kylian Mbappé, the information is more optimistic in nature. Announced forfeit for the first round against the Bavarians, the 2018 world champion still has a small hope of participating in this meeting.
According to Le Parisien, it is a “tiny possibility, a mouse hole through which the hope of PSG passes”. Also hit in the thigh, a week ago, during Montpellier-PSG, Mbappé is recovering faster than expected. This therefore gives hope for a place on the score sheet against Bayern. The miracle would take the following form: at best, the Parisian n°7 would play fifteen minutes. But that would still be it, and it’s a glimmer of hope that PSG can cling to…