Kylian Mbappe tested for coronavirus ahead of Champions League clash

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Kylian Mbappe has been given the all-clear after he was tested for coronavirus ahead of Paris Saint-Germain’s crunch Champions League clash with Dortmund.

The France international missed two days training with a throat infection, and took a test to see if he was COVID-19 positive.

Mbappe received his test results on Tuesday night, confirming he doesn’t have the virus.

Instead, according to Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel, the World Cup winner is suffering from a bout of angina.

“Kylian is sick,” said Tuchel. “He was sick yesterday and he is sick today with angina and we are trying to maybe have a light practice (with him) this evening.”

Angina can reduce the flow of blood to the heart, but Tuchel is hopeful Mbappe will feature in the must-win Champions League last-16 clash with Dortmund, who they trial by two goals to one from the first leg.

“He did not practice with us the last two days,” added the PSG boss. “We must wait and decide tomorrow morning (whether he will play).”


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