“He’s a warrior, he will do everything to get back to the fore,” Deschamps swears after Hernandez’s package


Late Tuesday, the coach of the France team spoke after the announcement of the package of his left-back for the rest of the World Cup.

The Blues will end up knowing the Aspetar clinic like the back of their hand… After Karim Benzema, Lucas Hernandez’s turn to go there this Tuesday evening. And the results of the exams taken by the defender of the France team and Bayern have fallen: rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament of the right knee. World Cup finished, his season probably too. “Like the whole group, players and staff, I am extremely sorry for Lucas. We are losing an important element“, Plague Didier Deschamps, who must already do without N’Golo Kanté, Paul Pogba, Mike Maignan, Presnel Kimpembe, Christopher Nkunku, with Raphaël Varane in the waiting room.

And the coach to continue, in a press release sent by the French Football Federation (FFF): “Lucas is a warrior and I have no doubt that he will do everything to get back to the top. I know him well: courage, he will have it, that’s for sure. On behalf of the group, I wish him the best possible recovery.World champion in 2018 and winner of the League of Nations in 2021, Lucas Hernandez, 26, played Tuesday evening against Australia (4-1 win) his 32nd selection for the France team. He was injured in the 9th minute of play, on the action of the Australian goal. His brother, Theo Hernandez, replaced him. The Milanese has also made a good comeback, with a decisive pass at the key.



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