The FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar on November 20 and one of many favorites to win the title is holders France. Les Bleus had an amazing run on the 2018 version of the match once they had an unbeatable run and eventually defeated Croatia 4-2 within the remaining. Kylian Mbappe was the star of the facet’s wonderful World Cup marketing campaign as he scored 4 objectives and was named the match’s greatest younger participant. Mbappe, now 23, is among the highest paid footballers on the planet and one of the vital vital members of Paris Saint-Germain. However, France coach Didier Deschamps had a tricky message for the younger star.
Speaking on the ahead forward of the World Cup, Deschamps stated Mbappe should play for the widespread trigger – citing the participant’s “defensive commitments” for France.
“He’s a striker who needs freedom. I give him that freedom. But he will have defensive commitments, fewer than all the other players behind him, midfielders and defenders. But at the highest level we can’t afford to lose a player if we don’t have the ball,” stated Deschamps telefoot.
The French boss’s feedback come as Mbappe has proven appreciable reluctance to seek out Paris Saint-Germain again for his membership on quite a few events throughout the facet’s home and Champions League video games.
France introduced their World Cup squad on November 9, led by goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. The facet will miss well-known midfield duo Ngolo Kante and Paul Pogba with accidents and have Adrien Rabiot, Aurelien Tchouameni, Matteo Guendouzi and Eduardo Camavinga within the midfield position, amongst others.
This yr’s Ballon d’OR winner Karim Benzema is anticipated to guide the French ahead line alongside Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann.
France start their marketing campaign on the 2022 World Cup on November 22 in opposition to Australia. The workforce is in Group D, Denmark and Tunisia are the opposite two groups. France meets Denmark on November 26 and Tunisia three days later (November 30).
The match kicks off with hosts Qatar and Ecuador at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.