Kylian Mbappé denies having dissuaded the Espoirs from striking during Ramadan
By Le Figaro Published 23 minutes ago , Update just now Kylian Mbappé intervened with…
By Le Figaro
23 minutes ago
Update just now
Kylian Mbappé intervened with the Bleuets, who threatened to strike during a rally. CLODAGH KILCOYNE / PANORAMIC
Six Bleuets threatened to protest against the injunction not to fast during a rally in March. According to the team, the PSG striker would have intervened to reason with them. He denies.
Football and Ramadan, a sensitive subject in recent weeks. Including in the national teams. The Team reveals this Thursday that six players from the France Espoirs team threatened to strike during a rally at the end of March, to protest against the recommendation made to players not to fast.
The Federation would then have asked Kylian Mbappé, captain of the A, to intervene with these angry young people. Before training at Clairefontaine, the PSG striker would have dissuaded the younger generation from taking any collective action. A decisive intervention: several Blueberries have given up fasting, others havejumped up» some days but not all.
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“There must only be one frame, the one that was placed in the France A team and which must be available in all the other selections“Explains to the team the president of the FFF, Philippe Dialo. This framework, a simple encouragement not to fast, is rather vague, hence the imbroglio.
“Check your sources” claims Mbappé
A few minutes after the publication of the article by L’Equipe, Kylian Mbappé denied the information on Twitter. “Avoid putting my name in your salads and check your sources please… Good evening“Writes the native of Bondy.
At the beginning of April, Antoine Kombouaré, had decided not to retain the Algerian Jaouen Hadjam for a Ligue 1 match against Reims (0-3). “I am a coach, I put rules in place, I have a frameworkexplained the now ex-coach of FC Nantes. On match days, you should not fast.»