Kylian Mbappe still dominates debates prior to PSG’s champions league quarter-final clash against Atalanta tonight (7 pm), as Thomas Tuchel gave updates on the possibility of seeing the 21-year-old on the pitch or not.
Kylian Mbappe got an ankle injury on July 27th during Coupe de la Ligue final against Saint-Etienne following Loic Perrin’s severe tackle.
Just after the game, PSG have release a statement saying the French worlmd champion will miss three weeks due to his ankle injury. However, former AS Monaco striker was spotted at training center few days later.
In less than one week, he made relentless trainings and has been granted the opportunity by Thomas Tuchel to trip with PSG squad at Lisbon. As the match day has come, uncertainty full over fans heart.
However, PSG Boss German technician Thomas Tuchel has been optimistic as far as Kylian Mbappe is concerned. Former Borussia Dortmund manager said Mbappe will likely started on the bench and get in later.
“If he has a good training session today and nothing extraordinary happens, he will be with the team tomorrow.” Thomas Tuchel said, per Cbssports.
Further sources including reliable RCM Sport reported that Kylian Mbappe will not play the whole 90 minutes.
Fans could breathe now as their star will taste some minutes of this first 2019/20 UEFA Champions league quarter final clash. Kick-off times sets for 7 pm.
In addition, knowing that PSG have never won an UEFA Champion league single game against an Italian club. As they drew four times and lost two times. Also they have never kept a clean in those six games.
On the other hand, Atalanta are the first Champions league debutants to reach quarter final since Leicester in 2016/2017 campaign. Moreover, they are also the first Italian club to realize this performance since Lazio in 1999/00