Simple temporary annoyance or the premise of a deeper problem?
The coming weeks of the France team will deliver, as always, their share of truth.
Still, Kylian Mbappé only moderately appreciated Olivier Giroud's barely veiled criticism of him Tuesday night after the success against Bulgaria in a friendly match (3-0).
, the 22-year-old striker would have even wished to explain his point of view at a press conference, and therefore respond to Giroud on Thursday, a desire retoked by Didier Deschamps, well aware of having to clear the field and avoid such a situation unless a week of shock against Germany at the Euro. Faced with the turn of events and to calm things down, the two men discussed together at the Castle, Giroud explaining his words to his young partner, not necessarily very convinced. Sign of a slight frying on the line between two of the attackers of the world champions, which despite everything did not alter the good atmosphere within the France group on Wednesday at Clairefontaine.