Kimpembe to undergo surgery as PSG dealt another injury blow


Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe will undergo surgery after rupturing his proper achilles tendon in Sunday’s 3-0 Ligue 1 win over Marseille, the French champions stated.

PSG’s newest blow provides to their injury issues with Neymar additionally set to miss their Champions League spherical of 16 match towards Bayern Munich on March 8 after struggling ligament injury. Christophe Galtier’s aspect path 1-0 on mixture forward of their journey to the Allianz Arena.

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Kimpembe, who missed the World Cup in Qatar due to a hamstring injury, was stretchered off early within the first half, two weeks after making his comeback from a three-month layoff.

In a medical replace, PSG stated: “Presnel Kimpembe has ruptured his right achilles tendon. He will undergo surgery to repair the tendon in the coming days.”

Sunday’s victory, by which Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi scored, prolonged PSG’s lead to eight factors. They host Nantes on Saturday.


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