KYLIAN MBAPPE has been the best player in the World Cup so far.

The France icon, 23, has already won the tournament four years ago – and is hoping to emulate Pele by winning it a second time in a row.

Mbappe is the top scorer in the World Cup thus far, with five goals to his name in this tournament, making him the current favourite for the golden boot.

But the PSG forward MISSED France's training session on Tuesday, sounding alarm bells over his fitness on the south side of the Channel.

France are set to play England in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday.

Is Kylian Mbappe injured and will he play against England?

Mbappe has not missed a club match since August when he was absent for PSG's match against Clermont.

Since then he has played in every match for club and country, so he has a robust fitness record this season.

He played all 90 minutes of France's 3-1 win over Poland, scoring two goals and extending his lead in the chase for the golden boot.

But he missed France's training session on Tuesday, with reports that it is currently a precaution.

However, the French will not want to be sweating on an injury for their biggest star.

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Les Bleus have already lost Karim Benzema, Paul Pogba, N'Golo Kante, Christopher Nkunku and Presnel Kimpembe before the tournament even started.

And they lost Lucas Hernandez to a knee ligament injury during their first game against Australia.

Do France have any other injury concerns?

Yes, Theo Hernandes is also a potential injury problem for Deschamps.

He picked up an ankle injury in training last week but came through their win over Poland.

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