Just recovered from his thigh injury, Kylian Mbappé should nonetheless be aligned from the start against Sweden on Tuesday. And this while looming major deadlines for PSG.
Winners in Portugal, Saturday, at the end of one of their best performances since the 2018 World Cup, the Blues validated on this occasion their qualification for the semi-finals of the League of Nations. It is therefore a last meeting without great stakes that the men of Didier Deschamps will play at the Stade de France, this Tuesday.
The coach should nonetheless align all his best assets or almost. This is particularly true in attack where Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappé should thus be associated. The opportunity for the striker to Chelsea to catch up after his poor performance against Finland, for that of Barça to confirm his good copy returned to Portugal and for the Parisian to make his return after more than 15 days on the flank due to a thigh injury.
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“Kylian is fine, he did the collective session. We did things gradually to get him to be available. I will take the time to discuss with him, “said Didier Deschamps about the Paris striker at a press conference, ensuring that he has not yet decided whether he will start or not:” There are both options with the advantages and the disadvantages. I will decide based on what is best for the team and for him. ” The last session, Monday, at the Stade de France fully reassured him and the former Monegasque should therefore begin. A tenure that should make the PSG, Thomas Tuchel not having hidden his wish to see his star striker preserved in view of the upcoming deadlines, to Monaco, Friday, in Ligue 1 and, above all, against Leipzig, next Tuesday in the Champions League.
Established against Finland, Marcus Thuram, the newcomer to the Blues, should complete the offensive quartet while in the absence of N’Golo Kanté, suspended, Paul Pogba should be associated with Steven Nzonzi in recovery. Finally, in defense, Raphaeël Varane and Clément Lenglet should be associated in the central hinge as well as Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Digne in the corridors.
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