PSG foward Kylian Mbappe has been tested for coronavirus ahead of Paris Saint-Germain’s crunch UCL clash with Dortmund.
Mbappe has missed two days training with a throat infection, and has taken a test to see if he is COVID-19 positive.
PSG will know the results of the tests tomorrow but sources understands the France international does not 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 Pectoris is a sharp stabbing pain in the chest region which occur as a result of reduce blood flow to the heart or the oxygen supply does not meet the heart’s demand causing the heart to produce anaerobic products Eg: Lactate which excites pain receptors.
However, Tuchel is hopeful of having Mbappe in his team for the must-win Champions League last-16 clash with Dortmund, who they trial by two goals to one from the first leg.