France team: Lucas Digne forfeits in turn, replaced by Rennais Adrien Truffert for the League of Nations

Called Monday to compensate for the injury package of Théo Hernandez, the defender of Aston Villa must, in turn, leave the Blues on Tuesday, two days before the match against Austria, in the League of Nations.

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The accumulation of injured does not stop on the side of Clairefontaine. Summoned on Monday September 19 to replace Théo Hernandez, victim of a tear in the right adductor, Lucas Digne withdrew on Tuesday, September 20, for the two League of Nations matches against Austria and Denmark.

“Hit in the right ankle, Lucas Digne will not be able to participate in the two matches against Austria on Thursday at the Stade de France and in Denmark on Sunday”specifies the French Football Federation in a press release. He suffers from edema in his right ankle, and the staff of the France team has decided to call Rennais Adrien Truffert, present in the Espoirs group, who was to play Germany and Belgium in a friendly. At 20, he will discover the group of A for the first time.

France, already amputated by the absence due to injury of Karim Benzema, Paul Pogba or N’Golo Kanté, even before the announcement of the selection, has since seen successively forfeit Adrien Rabiot, Boubacar Kamara, Hugo Lloris, Théo Hernandez and therefore now Lucas Digne. For this gathering, the Blues therefore have five novices: Randal Kolo Muani, Youssouf Fofana, Benoît Badiashile, Alban Lafont and Truffert.

The Blues face Austria on Thursday, then Denmark on Sunday, on behalf of the League of Nations. These are the last two meetings before the World Cup in Qatar.

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