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PSG's Kylian Mbappe ruled out of France's Euro qualifiers

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France striker Kylian Mbappe has been ruled out of Les Bleus' 2020 qualifiers against Iceland and Turkey through injury, the French football federation said on Tuesday.

Paris Saint-Germain's Mbappe, who was originally named to the squad despite a recurring thigh problem, has been replaced in the squad by Borussia Monchengladbach forward Alassane Plea.

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The Ligue 1 leaders had urged France boss Didier Deschamps not to use Mbappe over the international break and after initially joining up with the team it was decided that the 20-year-old would not be risked.

Mbappe will return to Paris to continue his recovery with PSG hoping he'll be fit for their next league match against Nice on Oct. 18.

France travel to Iceland in Group H on Friday before hosting Turkey at the Stade de France on Monday.

The world champions are second in Group H on 15 points, behind Turkey by virtue of their defeat in Konya last June, while Iceland are third with 12 points after six matches.