The French Football Federation issued a statement regarding the injury of 27-year-old Kimpembe. Presnel Kimpembe will not participate in the World Championships. The Paris Saint-Germain defender does not consider himself sane enough to play for France’s defense in Qatar. The decision was made this morning in Clairefontaine, after an exchange of views between the player and the French team doctor, Frank Le Gall, and then between the player and Didier Deschamps – you can read on.
Kimpembe failed to recover. He will not play in the 2022 World Championships
Presnel Kimpembe has had a thigh problem first this season, then his Achilles tendon. For health reasons, he has already missed eleven games for Paris Saint-Germain this season.
“After several tests with Paris Saint-Germain technical teams and the French team, I have made the decision not to play in the World Cup,” Kimpembe wrote on Twitter.
He has already appointed coach Deschamps, Axel Desasse, Monaco defender. Who else can play in defense besides this player? The French coach has a lot to choose from. Up to six other players could appear in this position: Ibrahima Konate, Jules Conde, Dayot Opicano, Raphael Varane, Lucas Hernandez and William Saliba.
For the French, Kimpembe’s injury is another weakness. Due to injuries in Qatar, they will not play, among others, Paul Pogba or N’Golo Kante, key players in the tournament four years ago, when the French won the world championship in Russia.
Kimpembe has played eleven games for Paris Saint-Germain in all competitions this season. He had no aim and no help. with z . team Paris He won the championship and the French Cup five times.
Paris Saint-Germain has 41 points after 15 games and tops the French league table. He has five points ahead of the runner-up – lens.
The composition of the French national team for the World Cup:
- goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola (West Ham United), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Steve Mandanda (Rennes Stadium),
- Defenders: Lucas Hernandez, Dayot Uppicano, Benjamin Pavard (all Bayern Munich), Axel Desassi (Monaco), Theo Hernandez (AC Milan), Jules Conde (Barcelona), Ibrahima Konate (Liverpool), William Saliba (Arsenal), Raphael Varane (Manchester United) ,
- Midfielders: Aurelien Chuamini, Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid), Matteo Guendouzi, Jordan Veretot (both Olympique de Marseille), Youssef Fofana (Monaco), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus),
- Attackers: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich), Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid), Olivier Giroud (AC Milan), Kilian (Paris Saint-Germain), Christopher Nkunko (Leipzig), Marcos Thuram (Borussia) Mönchengladbach).
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