ISLAMABAD, July 26 (Online Int’l): Paris St Germain forward Kylian Mbappé suffered an ankle sprain in French Cup final win over St Etienne and his injury will be reassessed in three days’ time, the Ligue 1 champions said on Saturday.
A rough tackle from Loic Perrin saw the St Etienne defender catch Mbappé on the ankle and the 21-year-old collapsed on the pitch in pain before he was substituted. Perrin was sent off for the challenge as PSG won 1-0.
“Serious right ankle sprain to the external lateral compartment. To be re-evaluated in 72 hours with clinical and ankle imaging analysis”, the club said of Mbappé‘s injury in a statement here Mbappé, who returned to the bench on crutches after halftime, told French President Emmanuel Macron during the trophy ceremony that he heard a crack when he was tackled but did not think he had broken his ankle.
Ligue 1 champions PSG did not say if Mbappé will feature in the French League Cup final against Olympique Lyonnais, with the Parisians chasing a quadruple of titles this season.
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