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France plans to drop Ousmane Dembélé

France plans to drop Ousmane Dembélé

France plans to drop Ousmane Dembélé

After two unproductive matches on the right wing, France would consider dropping Ousmane Dembélé (27) for the final group match of Euro 2024, against Poland, according to a report from The Team.

In recent months, Dembélé has cemented his place as first-choice right winger, ahead of Bayern Munich’s Kinglsey Coman and Paris Saint-Germain teammate Randal Kolo Muani. However, he did not pose a sufficient threat and lived up to the expectations of the French coaching staff in the first two matches, putting in two unconvincing performances.

Those performances have led Deschamps to question Dembélé’s place in the team ahead of Tuesday’s match against Poland and the change could be made. However, we do not know who would replace the PSG winger. Coman missed the end of the Bundesliga season through injury and is yet to complete 90 minutes, while Kolo Muani is visibly lacking in confidence after a difficult debut campaign with PSG. Both have made substitute appearances at Euro 2024, but one could be about to make their first start.

GFFN | Luke Entwistle