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France has lost another of its stars for the 2022 World Cup – Football World – World Cup

France have suffered another blow ahead of the start of the 2022 World Cup. One of the Roosters’ best performers this season, Christopher Nkunku, has suffered a left knee injury during training at the team’s base in Clairfontein today and will miss the tournament in Qatar.

Nkunku was injured after a duel with midfielder Eduardo Kamavinga during training at the base in Clairfontein, after which he received medical attention.

The French national team later confirmed that the RB Leipzig star is out of the 2022 World Cup squad as he will not be able to recover in time for the forum. “Injured during training, Christopher Nkunku is out of the World Cup. The whole group shares Christopher’s sadness and wishes him a speedy recovery”.

According to RMC Sport, Roosters coach Didier Deschamps will call up Eintracht Frankfurt striker Randall Kolo Muani as Nkunku’s replacement.

Earlier this week, PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe was also ruled out with an injury.

France’s first match at the 2022 World Cup is on November 22 against Australia.

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