Deschamps refuses to take the injured French players to the World Cup

BERLIN: Didier Deschamps, coach of the French national football team, asks the duo Raphael Varane and Paul Pogba to demonstrate their ability to participate in the World Cup finals in Qatar questyear, after announcing that he will not accompany any injured players to the World Cup. Deschamps said anyone who goes to the World Cup, where the French national team defends the world title, which they won in Russia in 2018 should be able to play immediately. Varane, the heart of Manchester United’s defense, will not play any matches before the start of the 2022 World Cup, after suffering a leg injury, while Pogba has returned to training for his Italian team, Juventus, after recovering from surgery. knee surgery, but will not rush back to play. “It’s pretty clear,” Deschamps said in an interview with the French site (Prot). I have never been in a great competition with an injured player, although there are some that can come up with examples from the 2018 World Cup with our full backs Benjamin Mendy and Djibril Sidibe. added the coach of France. And in the moment in I made the list and what should have happened didn’t happen. “But going out for a big game with players not ready is already demanding a lot of attention, and for those who have to play it is available to the medical staff. I think we have to play with capable and ready players ”. Pogba is still in waiting to make an impact in field in his second bout with Juventus, returned in Italy, after his career with Manchester United ended during the last summer transfer window. There is a strong will on Deschamps to use Pogba in World Cup and the veteran midfielder could return to play with Juventus in the coming weeks. Deschamps has a lot of sympathy for Pogba, 29, who has been going through tough times away from football lately. Last August an investigation was opened into Pogba’s accusation of having been the subject of a blackmail plot by his brother Matthias and his childhood friends, who asked him to pay 13 million euros (13.1 Millions of dollars). Deschamps considers Paul Pogba a “victim”, saying, “It was already a very difficult time for him.” Deschamps continued his speech about Pogba, saying, “I talk to him regularly. He is a person with a great mind. Obviously as far as his injury is concerned, it is not easy to deal with. But psychologically he is fine.” (DBA / Stats Exhibition)