Didier Deschamps optimistic about Mbappé's presence towards the Netherlands | EUROtoday

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OkWill ylian Mbappé begin towards the Netherlands this Friday, June 21? The presence of the captain of the France staff for the Blues' second match at Euro 2024 nonetheless stays unsure, even when the pattern is optimistic. According to Didier Deschamps, the harm of Kylian Mbappé, sufferer of a damaged nostril throughout the match towards Austria, is “evolving in the right direction”.

At a press convention this Thursday, June 20, the place the particular person involved was changed by Antoine Griezmann, the Blues coach assured that the staff would “ensure” that Kylian Mbappé was on the pitch this Friday night in Leipzig. But the choice might be made on the final second.

“Everything is going in the right direction. After the major shock he had, he was able to go out and do some activities yesterday. This will be the case this evening. This is moving in the right direction. We will make sure that it is available,” indicated Didier Deschamps.

Also questioned in regards to the state of well being of the chief of the France staff, Antoine Griezmann affirmed that the attacker “is doing very well”. “The nose deflated a little. We will see until the last moment depending on his feelings,” he stated.

Protection's masks

The captain of the Blues was injured in a collision with defender Kevin Danso throughout France's first match within the match towards Austria (1-0), Monday in Düsseldorf. Two days after his harm, he was current at coaching on Wednesday night, the place he skilled alone with a sports activities coach, a bandage on his nostril. After exchanging passes away from the group with the employees member, he tried a number of pictures with the remainder of his teammates, with out showing unduly embarrassed.

READ ALSO Didier Deschamps, the political animal of the BluesAs the administration had already indicated simply after the match towards Austria, Didier Deschamps additionally confirmed that Kylian Mbappé “will wear a mask” when returning to competitors. It was additionally with a tricolor masks that the captain of the Blues appeared in coaching this Thursday night.

After their painful victory towards Austria, Didier Deschamps' gamers can qualify for the spherical of 16 of the Euro this Friday towards the Netherlands.