France international Kylian Mbappe has tested negative to the coronavirus ahead of Wednesday’s PSG Champions League tie against Broussia Dortmund mbappe was tested on tuesday after a brief illness but the result came out negative to the virus that has crippled activities in the world of sport.
The World cup winner who has been reported to have infections has been tested for the dreaded virus with confirmation being awaited
It emerged on Tuesday that the French striker has been suffering from a sore throat and has missed training for the last two days.
His participation against Dortmund was, as a result, up in the air but now L’Equipe are reporting that Mbappe has been tested for coronavirus as a precaution.
It is claimed Mbappe ‘was tested this Tuesday to find out if he was affected by the coronavirus. The results should be known in the evening or Wednesday morning.’
However, L’Equipe also believe ‘the first elements point in the direction of a negative test’.
PSG coach Thomas Tuchel will make a last-minute decision on whether Mbappe will take part in the team’s Champions League last-16 return leg against Dortmund on Wednesday.
‘He is ill, he has a sore throat. We will wait and decide on Wednesday morning,’ Tuchel told PSG’s website after the pre-game news conference was cancelled following the French authorities’ decision to have the match played without spectators due to coronavirus fears.Tuchel is also sweating on the condition of captain Thiago Silva.
The Brazilian has been out of action since February 24 with a hamstring injury, as PSG bid to overturn a 2-1 defeat in the first leg in Germany.
‘Thiago Silva has been taking part in all training sessions and he is in the squad,’ Tuchel said’We will decide tomorrow if he plays or not.’