Kylian Mbappe has change into the subsequent high-profile Paris Saint-Germain star to check optimistic for COVID-19, the France Soccer Federation has introduced.
The World Cup winner, 21, will miss his nation’s Nations League conflict with Croatia on Tuesday after a routine take a look at administered on behalf of UEFA.
An FFF assertion learn: “Kylian Mbappe won’t play in France-Croatia, Tuesday night on the Stade de France.
“His Covid-19 take a look at carried out by UEFA on Monday morning revealed a optimistic outcome, he was separated from the squad after receiving the outcomes on the finish of coaching, and returned residence within the night.
“Mbappe was (additionally) examined earlier than becoming a member of up with the squad. The outcome was unfavorable, like that of a take a look at taken on Wednesday at UEFA’s request for the Sweden-France recreation.”
Mbappe is the seventh PSG participant to check optimistic for the virus, with the opposite instances picked up by pre-season testing on the membership.
Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes examined optimistic for coronavirus after holidaying in Ibiza.
The Ligue 1 champions should not as a consequence of start their title defence till September 10, having been granted a delayed begin after reaching the Champions League remaining.
However coronavirus has already affected the brand new home marketing campaign, with Marseille’s opening recreation towards Saint-Etienne postponed after 4 optimistic exams within the OM ranks.