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Paris Saint-Germain coach Luis Enrique says Kylian Mbappe has recovered from a heel injury and will be in the squad to face Lille on Saturday.
Mbappe did not train with the rest of the squad on Friday but will be ready if necessary for the Ligue 1 match in the capital, although it is believed PSG could rest him before the round of 16 first leg. Champions League against Real Sociedad on Wednesday. .
“Kylian will be here tomorrow and available to play,” Luis Enrique told reporters on Friday.
“He didn’t train today so as not to take any risks.”
Mbappé underwent checks at PSG’s training center on Thursday, which the club described as “reassuring”.
He was injured during Wednesday’s 3-1 victory over Brest in the Coupe de France quarter-finals, in which he scored the opening goal.
Mbappé’s future is the hottest topic in European football after reports – denied by the player’s entourage – that he has decided to join long-time suitor Real Madrid next season.
PSG will be desperate to avoid crashing out of the Champions League at the round of 16 for the second year in a row after crashing out to Bayern Munich at this stage last season.
They are eight points clear at the top of Ligue 1 before the weekend’s matches.