Just In: Kylian Mbappe will MISS PSG's Champions League clash with Bayern Munich

Just In: Kylian Mbappe will MISS PSG's Champions League clash with Bayern Munich

PSG have confirmed that Kylian Mbappe will be out of action for three weeks, meaning he will not play in their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich.

 The French forward was withdrawn after 21 minutes during the Parisian's away trip to Montpellier as he struggled to overcome a thigh problem in the match.

 PSG's boss Christophe Galtier initially insisted he's 'not too worried' about the Frenchman's injury however the club have confirmed the forward will be sidelined for three weeks.

 In a statement on the club's website, they wrote: 'After undergoing tests, Kylian MbappĂ© suffered an injury to the left thigh at the level of the femoral biceps.  He is expected to be out of action for three weeks.

 The French giants will play against Bayern on February 14th - just under two weeks time - before traveling to Germany for the second-leg on March 8th.

 He will now miss all three of PSG's fixtures - against Toulouse, Marseille and Monaco - prior to their last-16 clash against Bayern, which he remains a doubt about.

 To make matters worse, PSG were also forced to withdraw central defender Sergio Ramos from the match after he suffered a clash of heads in the first-half.

 Despite the multiple injuries suffered in the match, the Parisians were still able to secure a 3-1 win over Montpellier to extend their Ligue 1 lead to five points.

 Mbappe had a night to forget as he missed two penalty attempts and an open goal rebound on the second before being forced off with injury after just 20 minutes.

 The French side were awarded a spot-kick in the early stages of the Ligue 1 clash and Mbappe stepped up to take it but saw his effort saved.

 VAR gifted the Frenchman a second opportunity, but he again saw his effort miss the mark after it cannoned off the upright.

 PSG did manage to get the job done without him though as Lionel Messi took over and scored in a 3-1 victory, seeing them move five points clear.

 After PSG's 3-1 win, Galtier played down worries over Mbappe, as he said: 'He took a knock to the back of the knee or the back of the thigh, so we'll see.  I'm not too worried.  It's a bruise or a contusion, we don't know yet.

 'With the run of matches we don't want to take risks with a very busy fixture list, but it doesn't appear that serious.'

 Galtier will be hoping that his talisman will be fit sooner rather than later, given his impressive scoring form for the French outfit this year.

 Mbappe has already notched 13 goals - and got two assists - from his 19 Ligue 1 outings this season.

 On top of this, he has seven goals from his six appearances in the Champions League this year and would've likely hoped to add to that against Bayern.


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