Sources told ESPN that Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe took part in training on Sunday and is set to start on the bench in Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 first leg against Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes.
The sources added that Mbappe is likely to do the full training session with the team on Monday. He participated in the group session on Sunday, although he did not stay with the team the whole time.
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Mbappe suffered a hamstring injury on February 1 and PSG said he would be ruled out for three weeks.
Paris Saint-Germain have been in poor form lately, losing 3-1 at Monaco in Ligue 1 on Saturday to claim their fourth defeat in their last 11 matches. Bayern has not suffered a defeat since September.
“We need to talk less, work hard and analyze things properly,” PSG coach Christophe Galtier said.
“Of course our players are their pride, so am I and yes, we are concerned [about facing Bayern]. But we must keep a clear mind.”
Galtier said on Saturday he would not take any chances with Mbappe.
Information from Reuters and the Associated Press contributed to this report.