Kylian Mbappe tests negative for Coronavirus after missing 2 days in training

Kylian Mbappe tests negative for Coronavirus after missing 2 days in training

- Kylian Mbappe has reportedly undergone tests for Coronavirus after missing a two-day training due to sore throat

- Paris saint-Germian are currently preparing for their Champions League round 16 second tie with Dortmund

- The 21-year-old would likely miss the match having not recovered fully for the encounter

Kylian Mbappe reportedly has been tested for Coronavirus after missing two days in training ahead of Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League showdown with Dortmund, cited on Sports Bible and Goal.

According to French news media outlet L'Équipe, the 21-year-old had a sore throat and has been tested for the virus.

PSG boss Thomas Tuchel confirmed that the France international took ill and missed Monday's session.

But reports coming from Goal claims Mbappe has tested negative for the virus but is doubtful for his club's crucial Champions League cracker against the visiting Bundesliga club.

The Ligue 1 champions are trailing by a one-goal disadvantage after losing 2-1 in the first leg to the Yellow Canaries at the Signa Iguna Park.

Erling Haaland scored a double for the German side while Neymar got his name on the scoresheet to set a cracking encounter in the second leg in Paris.

And there is all to play for at the Parc des Prince on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, where the Parisians would need to score and not concede to qualify into the quarter-finals.

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Marcelo and Thibaut Courtois will be missing in Real Madrid's trip to the Etihad to face Man City in their second leg Champions League round of 16 clash, cited on clubs' Twitter handle.

Los Blancos lost their first leg tie at the Santiago Bernabeu by 2-1 and Zinedine Zidane's men will be without their two key players.

The pair picked up injuries during Madrid's 2-1 loss to Real Betis which saw Barcelona go back to top of La Liga. also reported that Barcelona, Real Madrid and other La Liga sides will play their next couple of matches behind closed doors due to the fear of Coronavirus, cited on Daily Star and The Sun.

Several matches have been canceled in Europe and it is now the turn of the Spanish FA to order for games to be played behind-closed-doors.

Los Blancos earlier week 28 game at the Santiago Bernabeu against Eibar has been canceled while Barcelona's trip Mallorca will also be played without fans in attendance the next day.


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