MADRID, 14 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The France coach, Didier Deschamps, completed this Monday his list of 26 summoned for the World Cup in Qatar with striker Marcos Thuram, from Borussia Moenchengladbach, while calling up AS Monaco defender Axel Disasi for the final withdrawal of Presnel Kimpembe (PSG). ).
Last Wednesday, the coach facilitated a call for 25 players and has decided to complete it with the maximum of 26 allowed with the son of the legendary French defender, who was already under his orders in the last European Championship.
The 25-year-old attacker is having a great 2022-2023 season in the Bundesliga, where he has already scored 10 goals in 15 games for Gladbach, in addition to another three in the German Cup. Thuram will compete for a place in the current world champion's powerful attacking front with Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich), Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona), Olivier Giroud (AC Milan), Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid) , Kylian Mbappe (Paris St-Germain) and Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig).
On the other hand, the French Federation also confirmed the definitive withdrawal of PSG central defender Presnel Kimpembe, who will be replaced by Axel Disasi, a 24-year-old AS Monaco defender who has not yet played for the Absolute.
Insufficiently recovered from his injury, Presnel Kimpembe (photo) will not participate in the World Cup. Axel Disasi has been called up to replace him.
"Presnel Kimpembe will not participate in the World Cup. It is estimated that the PSG defender is not sufficiently recovered to be able to keep his place in the defense of the 'Bleus' in Qatar. This decision was made this Monday morning, in Clairefontaine, after a talk between the player and the French team doctor, Doctor Franck Le Gall, and then between the player and Didier Deschamps," said the FFF, which thanked the central defender for "honesty".