Deschamps and the determination he has taken with Mbappé at the beginning of the process to the Euro and the World Cup


the star of Paris SG, Kylian Mbappe, will be the new captain of the French team by decision of the coach Didier Deschampsa source close to the ‘Bleus’ told AFP, confirming information from the newspapers The team y Le Figaro.

Despite being only 24 years old, Mbappe He already has 66 international matches and 36 goals with the ‘Bleus’, with whom he won the 2018 World Cup in Russia and reached the final in Qatar-2022lost to Argentina on penalties.

Mbappé, international since 2017, replaces Hugo Lloris, retired from the national team after the World Cup in Qatar, last December. the goalkeeper of Tottenham he had been the captain since 2010.

Deschamps, according to this source, made the decision after having a talk this Monday with Mbappé and with the other candidate for the captaincy, Antoine Griezmann.

The front of the Atletico Madrid From now on he will be second captain, replacing the center back of the Manchester United Raphaël Varanewho also left the French team after the World Cup in Qatar.

Mbappé will debut the bracelet this coming Friday, in the first qualifying match for the Eurocup-2024 what France will dispute in the Stade de France of Paris compared to Netherlands.

On Monday the 27th, the ‘Bleus’ will play against Ireland. It should be noted that Mbappé is already one of the vice-captains of the Paris S.G.whose captain is the Brazilian Marquinhos.

This same Monday, at a press conference, Deschamps had already stated that he planned to take advantage of the first concentration after the World Cup “to talk to the players affected” by the decision of the captaincy.

“There are not even five,” he joked to make it clear where his decision was going, that the journalists “will know on Thursday before the game” against Netherlands.


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