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Mbappe could make the bench for PSG against Atalanta

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PSG have revealed Kylian Mbappe is ‘back’ in training and there is a chance he could make the bench in their Champions League game against Atalanta.

PSG are sweating on Kylian Mbappe and waiting to see if he will be available to play a part in their Champions League outing next week.

Les Parisiens take on high-flying Atalanta and will need all available firepower if they are to progress.

Mbappe suffered a nasty injury in his side’s Coupe de la France final against Lyon. From the initial look of things, it was more than likely he would be out for a while.

Alas, the injury might not be as bad as feared and the youngster is said to be recovering just fine.

Arsene Wenger claimed Mbappe would be fit in time to play against Atalanta and the latest update from PSG might give some hope as well.

In a statement, the club gave an update on some of their injured stars.

“Verratti was on the receiving end of a heavy blow during training yesterday and suffered significant bruising to his right calf, which has led to some muscular damage that will be monitored by the club over the next 72 hours,” read a PSG statement on their website.

“Mbappé continues his recovery as planned. He is back running without the ball on the pitches of the Ooredoo Centre.”

Coach Thomas Tuchel spoke to reporters after their friendly match against Sochaux on Wednesday and shared some optimism on their star player.

“We’ll find out soon whether Mbappé can at least be on the bench against Atalanta.”