Mbappe Allays Ankle Injury Fears Ahead Of World Cup Opener

France international forward Kylian Mbappe has played down the ankle injury he suffered during Les Blues training on Tuesday evening.

The French World Cup team took part in an open training session at the Glebovets Stadium in Istra when the 19-year-old went down after he was involved in a challenge with defender Adil Rami.

The Paris Saint Germain (PSG) forward was pictured holding his left ankle while he laid on the floor before being helped to his feet by staff.

The former AS Monaco star thereafter took his official Twitter handle to play down the ankle injury

He tweeted: “I’m fine, it’s just a knock so it does not matter but thank you for your posts ?? PS: And leave my friend @Rami13official it was not mean??”

France begin their Russia 2018 World Cup campaign against Australia in Kazan on Saturday.