Kylian Mbappe missed France training ahead of England quarter-final

Kylian Mbappe missed France training ahead of England quarter-final

France star Kylian Mbappe was absent from first-team training on Tuesday night ahead of Saturday’s World Cup 2022 quarter-final showdown with England.
The 23-year-old has taken to this year’s tournament in Qatar by storm and the Paris Saint-Germain attacker is the current top scorer after netting five times in four appearances.

Mbappe was a standout performer in France’s 3-1 victory over Poland in the last 16 on Sunday, scoring two stunning goals in the second half to keep Les Bleus on track to retain their world title.

However, Mbappe was a notable absentee when Didier Deschamps’s squad took to the grass for an open training session in front of the press on Tuesday night at their training base at the Al Sadd SC Stadium.

RMC Sport claims that Mbappe was instead undergoing a session in the ‘recovery room’ following recommendations from France’s team doctor.

Manchester City defender Kyle Walker is set to be tasked with stopping Mbappe should the France star retain his place on the left flank on Saturday.