LIVE. World Cup: “We have something planned”, Lloris announces on human rights in Qatar


Benzema and Varane are in training, and Mbappe is in care

We were with the Blues at their first training session at Clairefontaine. We could see Raphael Varane’s training there normally. Good news. We summarize it all here.


Who will start against Australia?


Our World Cup guide is here!


With Ochoa still there, Lozano called Mexico

Tata Martino bets on experience when compiling its list. Former Ajaccio goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa will be in Qatar, as will midfielders Andrés Guardado (Betis) and Hector Herrera (Houston). This Mexican team will be led by the newest Hirving Lozano (27, Napoli).


“We are delighted to have found Steve”

“We had a crowning contest with Mandanda and Areola. We were disappointed for Mike (Maignan) today. We are delighted to have Steve (in Mandan). Competing with Stade Rennes. He has a spot in the locker room, and that’s a good thing, because he’s always been there in the darkest of times. »


“Everyone is free to express themselves”

“We cannot ignore these issues. Something will be done in a few days. We ask more from the players, but the most important thing is to perform well on the field. Outside, everyone is free to express himself and defend his opinion. »


“We have an idea” for Kimpembe

“Managing last-minute injuries is never easy anyway. We can only have one idea (for Kimpembe). When there are escapees, it leaves room for new players, it’s up to them to capture them and have fun. Representing your country is a big responsibility, but also a lot of fun. When there is success, it is connected with a strong collective. Regardless of what the Hinge coach chooses, the players have the talent and will be ready. »


“Something will fall into place. »

“Something will be put in place, you will be informed. Lloris, a call from NGOs who want player actions during the World Cup.


About Lloris image rights deal

“They heard us. Efforts have been made by both parties (regarding the image rights agreement). Now we put this agreement aside, we think about this event first, we put all the odds on our side, we protect the championship. »


“My opinion coincides with the president’s opinion”

Regarding Lloris wearing the “One Love” armband: “We need the approval of FIFA, the federation, to undertake the work. My opinion coincides with the opinion of the president (of the federation). When we welcome foreigners, we want them to respect our culture and follow our rules, and I will do the same in Qatar. I have my own opinion about their opinion, but I will respect it. »


“We have been following Axel for a long time”

“We have been watching Axel Disas for a long time, he has excellent defensive qualities. The accident with Amine Harit… these are game actions… In sports there are injuries in training, sometimes there is contact, maybe, when you are a defender, you are more likely to hurt another player. »


“Varane touched the ball”

“Varane touched the ball again, he has steps to take this week. He has morals, good feelings, we are not going to cut corners. He is expected to be ready for the first game. »


Konaté or Upamecano as the left axis of defense?

“The two people who should be able to line up in the left axial position are Konaté and Upamecano. »


Disas urged to be right axial

“I called Axel Disasi. He has a trip to join us for the day. He is the right arrow in a four-man defense. »


“Lucas Hernandez is a left back”

“I consider Lucas Hernandez a left-back,” said Deschamps. The Bayern defender will therefore compete with his brother Theo.


“Kimpembe is an honest man”

“Everything has been done to make it available. Then there is the reality that Wednesday is not today. It has a physical state and feelings. He had the integrity to face reality. It was possible (for him to come), but there are 8 days before the first match tomorrow. Unfortunately, Kimpembe does not have all the elements to be ready for what awaits us. »


Thuram was not selected “compared to Benzema”.

“Even though I told you I had deadlines to meet, I made a preliminary list of 25. I have it today at 7 o’clock. I knew I was going to take player 26, but I opted to step back to have the clearest photo possible before he joined us. Having an option for this 26th which can be in 3 rows. It’s not about Karim (Benzema) or another striker who could be surrounded by concerns,” Deschamps explained at the press conference.


Deschamps will soon face the press

The press conference of Didier Deschamps is scheduled to start at 16:00. The coach will no doubt be questioned about the recall of Marcus Thuram and Axel Disasi.


FFF reveals the numbers of the blues

19 for Karim Benzema, 9 for Olivier Giroud, 3 for newcomer Axel Disasi, 6 for Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, Matteo Guendouzi, with the historic number 10, announced the squad of 26 elements of the French team. Marcus Thuram, a last-minute reinforcement, will wear 26.


With his brothers Ghana Ayew and Abdul Samed Salis

Like Tariq Lamptey (Brighton), Inaki Williams recently opted to represent Ghana. The “Athletic” striker will be supported by brothers André (Al-Sadd) and Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), as well as five Ligue 1 players: Kamaldin Suleman (Rennes), Alidu Seidu (Clermont), Gideon Mensah (Auxerre), Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg). . ) and Abdul Samed Salis (Lens). The Racing midfielder was first called up by Otto Addo.


If Emmanuel Macron joins the Blues in the last four in Qatar

In the final match between France and Croatia (4:2) in 2018, the head of state visited Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium.


The return of Thuram

Marcus Thuram, who has not been in the squad since Euro 2021, is the 26th man on Didier Deschamps’ list. The Borussia Mönchengladbach striker, who was slowed by injuries last year, is off to a great start to the season: 10 goals in 15 Bundesliga games and a center forward position that perfectly fits his profile as a strong but agile player.


Mannschaft leaves for Qatar on a plane in “diversity” colors

The German selection was due to fly to Qatar on Monday on a plane carrying a pro-diversity message to attend the most controversial World Cup in history, Lufthansa airline said on Monday.

The German carrier has emblazoned the slogan “Diversity Wins” (editor’s note) on the plane’s fuselage, a nod to a world host country that has been criticized since its inception by human rights and environmental advocates.

Under the slogan, men and women of different backgrounds are drawn holding each other’s shoulders.


Harit missed the World Cup with a cruciate ligament injury

Marseille’s Amine Harit, who was released on a stretcher against Monaco on Sunday evening, is suffering from a sprained cruciate ligament in his knee. The Moroccan was selected by the Atlas Lions but will be forced out of the World Cup given the severity of the injury. The attacking midfielder was taken to hospital after a collision with Axel Disasi.


5 minutes to understand the definition of Qatar

This attribution crowns the promotion strategy through sport developed by the Qataris. Despite the difficulties of organizing such an event in this small country of the Persian Gulf, FIFA finds its account there. And suspicions of corruption depend on the appointment of the gas state.

12:31 p.m

Mbappe has arrived

The PSG striker appeared in Clairefontaine this Monday morning. The castle is filling up.

Kylian Mbappé is at Clairefontaine. LP/Olivier Arandel

12:00 p.m

Tunisia have two Ligue 1 players on their roster

Vahbi Khazri (Montpellier) and Montassar Talbi (Lorient) were selected by Tunisian coach Jalel Kadri. Caennais Ali Abdi and striker Yussef Msakni were also called up. The latter, the regular captain, is Tunisia’s technical leader. The Al Arabi winger has been decisive six times in as many games in the Qatari league this season.


Karim Benzema is at Clairefontaine

The golden ball is the first player from the French team to appear in Clairefontaine. The Madrid player, who has scored 5 goals in La Liga this season, has played just 26 minutes since October 19 and his last start against Celtic.

Blues is expected at the castle this Monday, November 14.


Disasi replaces Kimpembe

According to an FFF press release, Presnel Kimpembe “does not consider himself sufficiently recovered to take up his place in the Blues’ defense in Qatar”. The decision would be made in the morning in consultation with Dr. Franck Le Gall.

11:01 a.m

Marcus Thuram called

Borussia Mönchengladbach striker Didier Deschamps has been invited to the world championship in Qatar. He is the 26th player on the list. Lilian Thuram’s latest choice of subject concerns Euro 2021 and France’s fight against Switzerland.

Last year, the former Guingampais had a year marred by injuries. This season, he has completely revived and is third in the Bundesliga goalscoring table (10 goals).

11:00 a.m

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