The name of his replacement has not been communicated for the moment, the FFF being awaiting a return from Fifa, which must authorize him to make a change in the list of 26 Blues. Randal Kolo Muani, player of Eintracht Frankfurt, is expected to join the group.
The carnage therefore continues for the Blues, who on Monday recorded the last minute package of Presnel Kimpembe, hit in the Achilles tendon. Their N.2 goalkeeper, Mike Maignan, had already had to throw in the towel, hit in the calf, like the accomplice midfield duo of 2018, composed of Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kanté, also forfeited. Back from injury, Karim Benzema has still not completed a full session at Clairefontaine, like Raphaël Varane.