For the defense of the world title, Didier Deschamps will not be able to count on his world champion midfielder in 2018. In Russia, the pair made up of N’Golo Kanté and Paul Pogba had been one of the strong points of the Blues. Both injured, they will not be there in Qatar. In fact, the coach will have to innovate and he could even reserve a little surprise.
Last minute packages Presnel Kimpembe and Christopher Nkunku illustrate well the bad patch that the Blues. Gold, Didier Deschamps has many more choices to replace them. But in midfield, it’s much more complicated. Without his two captains Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kante, the coach will have to revolutionize his midfield with much less experienced players. He is planning a great revolution.
Tchouaméni, new leader in the middle
Without Pogba and Kante, DD will have to find his new leader in midfield. Since a few gatherings, he has entrusted this role to Aurelien Tchouameni. The middle of real Madrid fulfilled this mission rather well even if it is still struggling to find its counterpart. The most convincing by his side lately has been Youssouf Fofana. The Monegasque is one step ahead of his competitors due to his latest outings in blue, but also the benchmarks he has with…