FACING THE NEXT FRIENDLY
Dembélé, out of the French national team's squad list
Published:17/03/2022 - 17:01h
Updated:17/03/2022 - 17:01h
Ousmane Dembélé has not been included in the squad against the Ivory Coast and South Africa for the France team's friendlies. Deschamps has explained that everything obeys technical criteria
The current champion of the world continues in his preparation for the appointment of Catar, in which they will look for to revalidate the title conquered in Russia recently more than three years. France will measure to the combined of Ivory Coast and South Africa the 25 and 29 March, in Marseilles and Lille, respectively. Nevertheless, Ousmane Dembélé has not been called by part of the seleccionador.
In fact, it continues without being taken in account from the past edition of the Eurocopa, in which it resulted lesionado during the crash in front of Hungary grieve in the second date of the tournament to the that the Frenchmen arrived like favourites, but finished leaving of way very early in front of a surprising Swiss that empató on the hour and forced the extention and the penaltis.
The fact to have formidable effective of attack like Kylian Mbappé, Karim Benzema, Kingsley Eat and Antoine Griezmann has left without options to the Barcelona attacker, to the equal that to other forwards like Olivier Giroud. Of this way, remains clear that the no called of Dembélé obeys netamente to criteria of the trainer, that has left it clear recently.
In his appearance in front of the means, the captain of 'Them Bleus' that heaved the first Glass of the World for 'Them Bleus' in 1998, explained the reasons by which 'Dembouz', Dubois and Fekir will not assist to the friendly: "there are not reasons for his absence. All the cases are not similar, some are in recovery and also need to continue. What is obvious for me is not necessarily obvious for all you, understand it".
Any culé in the announcement of Deschamps
To the absence of Dembélé adds the one of Clément Lenglet, what leaves a list of effective French without pieces of the FC Barcelona. The goalkeepers will be Hugo Lloris, Mike Maignan and Alphonse Areola; in the defence will be Lucas Digne, Jonathan Clauss, Theo Hernández, Presnel Kimpembe, Lucas Hernández, Jules Koundé, Raphaël Varane and Benjamin Pavard. Paul Pogba, N'Golo Kanté, Adrien Rabiot, Aurélien Tchouameni and Matteo Guendouzi will be the midfield players. Karim Benzema, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappé, Kingsley Eat, Christopher Nkunku, Moussa Diaby and Wissam Ben Yedder will be available for the attack.