Kylian Mbappe Tests Positive For COVID-19
French Footballer Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for coronavirus, the France national team have confirmed.
Mbappe was tested on Monday morning and the test returned positive, the French Football Federation said, and was then isolated from the French national team.
Kylian Mbappé ne participera pas à France-Croatie. Le résultat de son test au Covid-19 diligenté par l'UEFA ce matin s'étant révélé positif, il a été placé à l'écart du groupe après la réception des résultats. https://t.co/tCrCCSNDJH— Equipe de France ⭐⭐ (@equipedefrance) September 7, 2020
The 24-year-old left the team who are scheduled to play at home in Paris on Tuesday against Croatia in a UEFA Nations League match.
Mbappe is the seventh Paris Saint-Germain player to have tested positive for coronavirus in recent weeks. Neymar was reportedly among six others to test positive last week.
He is also likely to miss domestic fixtures for his club Paris Saint-Germain, who have clashes coming up with Lens on Thursday, Marseille on Sunday, then Metz and Nice as they begin their Ligue 1 campaign.
Several PSG players had already tested positive for Covid-19 over the course of the last two weeks.
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