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SportsDIRECT. Deschamps list for the Euro: the names are known and...

DIRECT. Deschamps list for the Euro: the names are known and there is a surprise


The list of players who will play in Euro 2024 will be revealed by Didier Deschamps this Thursday, May 16.

17:20 – Nkunku scores with Chelsea, too late for the Blues?

Injured during preparation for the World Cup, Christopher Nkunku will miss another major competition. But good news, the Chelsea player is back on the pitch and even scored during the Chelsea match this Wednesday after an offering from Malo Gusto.

4:50 p.m. – Not called in March? Not a problem for Didier Deschamps

“It’s not because I’m not used to calling up players in the final phase that I haven’t selected before that I’m going to deprive myself of it. In March, Moussa Diaby was present. He was already came with us and achieved interesting things with Aston Villa This was also the case for Bradley with PSG, but it was more recent and it required confirmation Since March, he confirmed his good intentions” explained Didier Deschamps. in an interview with AFP in early May.

16:20 – Alexandre Lacazette, the big regret?

No longer called up for the French team since November 2017, Alexandre Lacazette will not be the surprise guest of this Euro. However, the OL striker had a very good season with 20 goals in the 33 matches played. Beyond the stats, his influence in OL’s play, including in the very difficult period at the start of the season, was essential.

3:50 p.m. – Mathys Tel still too tight

“We will see it very quickly with the A’s.” The words came from Julian Nagelsmann, Germany coach during the last friendly match against the Blues. Mathys Tel, striker for Bayern, the club in which he has extended his contract, should not be called up by Didier Deschamps for this Euro, but the young Frenchman has seen his rating rise in recent months.

3:20 p.m. – Two friendly matches on the program

Before the start of the Euro, two friendly matches will be on the program for the France team with a first meeting against Luxembourg on June 5 at 8 p.m. before a match against Canada on June 9.

2:50 p.m. – Malo Gusto wants to believe it

“For sure I’ll have an eye on it (the list), but it won’t be an end in itself if I’m not called up. If I am, it means I’m working well and showing good results. If I’m not, it’s because I still have to work. I tell myself that everything comes in time to those who wait” explained the Chelsea full-back a few months ago to Le Parisien.

14:31 – The probable list

Here is Didier Deschamps’ probable list for the Euro:

  • Goalkeepers: Areola, Maignan, Samba
  • Defenders: Koundé, Clauss, Pavard, Konaté, Upamecano, Saliba, T. Hernandez, Digne or F. Mendy
  • Midfield: Camavinga, Fofana, Rabiot, Zaire-Emery, Tchouaméni, Griezmann, Guendouzi or Veretout
  • Attackers: Dembélé, Giroud, Kolo Muani, Mbappé, Thuram, Coman, Barcola or Diaby

14:20 – Which defenders called?

Big uncertainty around the defense of the France team. If some seem assured of making this Euro, several doubts remain, but here are the players who should make up the Blues’ defense. Koundé-Pavard-Upamecano-Mendy or Digne-Clauss-Saliba-Konaté-T.Hernandez

1:50 p.m. – Mohamed Simakan dreams of the France team

The Leipzig right-back has been with the France team for several seasons. “As a dreamer, I think about the Blues and I believe in them. It’s the country where I was born, it’s the selection that makes all French people dream. For me, it’s even more than a dream “I have to do everything to get him,” he said in February 2023. A year later, he has still not been called up, but his versatility as a central defender and right side can be an asset.

13:20 – Despite a bad season, Kolo Muani in the game

Regularly called up in Didier Deschamps’ list since the 2022 World Cup, Randal Kolo Muani should not be missed despite a very difficult season for PSG. The former Frankfurt player has the complete confidence of the staff in a position where the competition is not very fierce either.

12:50 – No surprises among the goalkeepers

Without new injury to Mike Maignan during the recovery phase, the goalkeepers for this Euro should be the AC Milan goalkeeper, accompanied by Brice Samba, the RC Lens goalkeeper and Alphonse Areola, author of a good season with West Ham.

12:20 – The circles that should be summoned

Barring a huge turnaround, the midfielders who should participate in the Euro will be Adrien Rabiot, Warren Zaire-Emery, Aurélien Tchouaméni, Eduardo Camavinga and Youssouf Fofana. Jordan Veretout and Matteo Guendouzi would be competing for a possible last place.

11:50 – Deschamps’ latest list

As a reminder, here is Didier Deschamps’ last list during the March gathering. The 23: Areola, Maignan, Samba – Clauss, L.Hernandez, T.Hernandez, Konaté, Koundé, Pavard, Saliba, Upamecano – Camavinga, Fofana, Rabiot, Tchouaméni, Zaire-Emery – Dembélé, Diaby, Giroud, Griezmann, Kolo Muani, Mbappé, M.Thuram.

11:20 – The schedule of the Blues at the Euro

We’re talking about the Euro list, but do you know the Euro schedule for the Blues? France will begin its competition on Monday June 17 at 9 p.m. against Austria. The Blues’ second match will be France – Netherlands on June 21 at 5 p.m. before finishing this group stage against Poland on June 25 at 6 p.m. against Dortmund.

10:55 – Recalled in March, Moussa Diaby on the list?

The Aston Villa striker, recalled in March by Didier Deschamps, may have a small head start over Bradley Barcola to join the Euro list. Author of six goals and eight assists in the Premier League this season and four goals in the Europa Conference League, the Frenchman has had a fairly complete season and allowed Aston Villa to qualify for the Champions League.

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