Ferland Mendy, winger of Real Madrid, was not in the French team for the qualifying matches for euro 2024 against Gibraltar and Greece because of a “pain in a tibia”, so Didier Deschamps quoted Jordan Veretout to replace him on the 23 player roster.
“Currently undergoing treatment in Qatar due to tibia pain, Ferland Mendy will not be able to fulfill his call-up to the French team,” explained the French Federation in a statement on their official channels.
Deschamps, “warned this Thursday afternoon of the unavailability” of the Real Madrid player, chose to replace him Jordan Veretout, Marseille player and who is expected on Saturday at noon in the concentration of clairefontaine. The rest of the team is coming this Friday, except Alphonse Areolawinner on Wednesday of Conference League with the West Ham.
The French team, runner-up in the world, will face Friday June 16 at Gibraltar in the Portuguese city of lighthouse and will play three days later against Greece in Pariswithin the qualifying phase for Euro 2024.
Source: La Verdad
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