Didier Deschamps Delivers Update On Kylian Mbappe’s Availability For France After Suffering A Broken Nose In Their Opening Game Of Euro 2024


Didier Deschamps has dropped a hint about the potential availability of Kylian Mbappe for France’s 2nd Euro 2024 group game against the Netherlands on June 21, 2024.

Deschamps assured fans that Mbappe is recuperating well after suffering a broken nose following a collision with defender Kevin Danso during Les Blues’ opening group game against Austria on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Didier Deschamps expressed that all is “evolving well” to see Kylian Mbappe available for their clash against the Netherlands.

Didier Deschamps On Kylian Mbappe Being Potentially Available For France’s 2nd Euro 2024 Group Game Against The Netherlands

Speaking concerning the availability of the France captain for subsequent matches alongside his recovery from injury, Deschamps said: “I can confirm that Kylian Mbappe is feeling better and all is evolving well to see him available for tomorrow.

“It’s moving in the right direction”.

Mbappe is the 2018 FIFA World Cup champion’s biggest player and they definitely crave his valuable contribution as they aim to clinch the 2024 European Championship.

Obviously, the news of Kylian Mbappe’s potential availability for the game against the Netherlands would be thrilling to the fans, who will be banking on him to deliver as he has often done for the national team of France.

Mbappe Will Wear A Mask If He Is To Play Against The Netherlands

Based on pictures that have circulated the internet on Thursday, June 21, 2024, Mbappe will wear a mask if he is to feature for France against the Netherlands on Friday, June 22, 2024.

The mask which has been seen across the internet includes the color of the national flag of France – a tricolor featuring three vertical bands colored blue, white, and red.

The Gallic rooster which is a national symbol of France and is seen in their national team jersey is also present at the top middle region of the mask.

However, there are conflicting reports that Kylian Mbappe will not be allowed to wear such a mask, because of the amount of colors in it.

Those reports have claimed that UEFA will only allow the footballer to wear a mask that has just one color.

France In Euro 2024

Meanwhile, France sit second in Group B behind their upcoming opposition the Netherlands, having amassed 3 points from their opening group matches against Austria and Poland respectively.

The Oranje will certainly present a big test to Didier Deschamps’ side, in a game that is expected to be a highly competitive affair.

The Netherlands also parade some stellar names like Virgil Van Dijk, Cody Gakpo, and Memphis Depay.

Les Blues face Poland in their final Group game on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, after their game against the Netherlands on Friday, June 21, 2024.

Moreover, Mbappe, whose dream move to Real Madrid was confirmed on June 3, 2024, has made 368 club appearances thus far in his career, scoring 283 goals and providing 124 assists in all competitions.

Internationally, the Frenchman has made 80 appearances for France, scoring 47 goals and providing 34 assists.

Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe has won every available international trophy with France bar the UEFA European Championship and it will be fascinating to see if he can guide them to continental glory.

Mbappe was pivotal in France winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup, defeating Croatia in the final, while also assisting Les Blues to win the UEFA Nations League title in 2021, beating Spain in the final.

France have won the European Championship just two times previously, winning it in 1984 on home soil, and in 2000, when the tournament was co-hosted by Belgium and the Netherlands.


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