N’GOLO Kante and Kingsley Coman have been recalled to France by coach Didier Drogba as the reigning world champions seek a 2022 World Cup ticket in the qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Finland this month .
Kante, who has made 50 appearances for France, was not included when Les Bleus won the UEFA Nations League last month due to a contract with COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Coman is back after missing the UEFA Nations League final with heart surgery.
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West Ham United defender Kurt Zouma has also been called up following an injury to Raphael Varane, who ruled him out for a month.
“With so many games played by players, it’s no surprise that a player gets injured,” Deschamps said.
“Ideally, I don’t want someone to get injured but it is certain that there are players who are injured. Therefore, the players who are called up should be able to take advantage of their opportunities,” he said. for follow-up.
France are currently three points ahead of Ukraine at the top of Group D of the World Cup qualifiers with two games remaining.
The Blues will host Kazakhstan at the Parc des Princes on November 13. If they win, France will get a ticket for Qatar.
If they fail, France still has a chance against Finland in Helsinki, three days later. (AFP / OL-1)