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France team: Antoine Griezmann or Kylian Mbappé captain of the Blues?


DECRYPTION – Before the announcement of Didier Deschamps this week, Le Figaro asked former Blues to position themselves.

Who will be the new captain of the Blues?

Back in Clairefontaine this Monday for the two qualifying matches for Euro 2024 against the Netherlands, Friday at the Stade de France, and Ireland, Monday in Dublin, the vice-world champions will be guided by a new boss. .

After the retirement of Hugo Lloris (36 years old, 145 selections including 121 with the armband) and that more surprising of his vice-captain Raphaël Varane (29 years old, 93 selections), Didier Deschamps must rethink his plans.

And cut quickly.

Asked in our columns on March 10 on this oh so symbolic subject, the coach had left room for doubt: “

I am not afraid of the void and I know who can be and cannot be.

I would have discussions with some of them at Clairefontaine


On the candidate side, two names emerge: Kylian Mbappé (24 years old, 66 selections) and Antoine Griezmann (32 years old, 117 selections).

Paul Pogba could have applied but his injuries put him out of action.

Olivier's names...

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Source: lefigaro

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