Giroud holder against Denmark, not Varane

According to our information, the 35-year-old striker continues in the 11 of the Blues this Sunday evening (8:45 p.m.), in Denmark, in the League of Nations.

With or without Olivier Giroud this Sunday evening (8:45 p.m.), in Denmark, for the last outing of the Blues before the World Cup? It will be with. Holder and scorer against Austria (2-0) Thursday at the Stade de France, the AC Milan striker was expected to take a seat on the bench, with various sources indicating that Christopher Nkunku was set to start alongside Kylian Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann on the attacking front. According to our information, he finally appears in the 11 of Didier Deschamps for this match of the 6th day of the League of Nationsthis will be his 114th selection for the France team.

The opportunity for the former Montpellier resident to score new points with a view to a place in the World Cup, from November 20 to December 18 on the side of Qatar, and… to get even closer to the record of goals in the France team. Giroud is two lengths behind the record holder, Thierry Henry (51 goals against 49).

Five changes, Varane replacing

For the rest, the national coach should make five changes, including two forced with the packages of Mike Maignan and Jules Koundé. They are respectively replaced by Alphonse Areola and Dayot Upamecano in the starting XI. Eduardo Camavinga, Benjamin Pavard and William Saliba replace Youssouf Fofana, Jonathan Clauss and … Raphaël Varane, who we thought was going to start and wear the armband. The Mancunian was also at a press conference with “DD” on Saturday. A priori, no problem to sign for him nevertheless. The rookie Benoît Badiashile (21 years old), author of a beautiful first, continues.

Third in the classification of group 1 with five points, France must finish ahead of Austria (4 pts) to avoid the pangs of relegation to League B. Second, the Danes (9 pts) can still qualify for the semi-finals. They will therefore be keen to win, hoping for a misstep from Croatia (1st, 10 pts).

The 11 of the Blues according to our information: Areola – Upamecano, Saliba, Badiashile – Pavard, Tchouaméni, Camavinga, Mendy – Griezmann – Giroud, Mbappé.

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