Christopher Nkunku, touched by Eduardo Camavinga in training this Tuesday evening, suffered a knee injury and will not be able to defend the colors of France at the World Cup.
The France team approaches with fear the World Cup which now begins in a few days in Qatar. This can be understood since the bad news is linked. After having already recorded several size packages, including Presnel Kimpembe, Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kanté, Didier Deschamps thought at least to hold his group. The reassuring statements of Karim Benzema had even restored balm to the hearts of the Blues. But this Tuesday, during the last training before take-off for Qatar, Christopher Nkunku collapsed after what seemed to be light contact with Eduardo Camavinga. The opposition was immediately interrupted and the healers intervened with the RB Leipzig player.
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Injured in training, Christopher Nkunku must give up participating in the World Cup. The whole group shares Christopher’s sadness and wishes him a speedy recovery 💙 @c_nk97 #ProudToBeBlues pic.twitter.com/wHt8zXTGpO
— French team ⭐⭐ (@equipedefrance) November 15, 2022
But the latter could not finish the session and was taken back to the infirmary. An ankle problem was considered first, but it is the knee that is finally affected. If the attacker was not particularly worried, much less positive feedback has taken place since he passed his MRIs in particular. “ Injured in training, Christopher Nkunku must give up participating in the World Cup. The whole group shares Christopher’s sadness and wishes him a speedy recovery. The radiological examinations taken in the evening unfortunately revealed that it was a sprain “Said the FFF. A hell of a blow, as the former PSG was a luxury joker for the tricolor attack in the eyes of Didier Deschamps, and his progress since leaving Paris. After the package proven for medical reasons in the eyes of FIFA, Didier Deschamps will however have the right to recall a last player, probably from this Wednesday. The first information shows the desire of the coach to bring the former Nantes now to Frankfurt, Randal Kolo-Muani.