Eduardo Camavinga, the well-known midfielder, has sustained a knee injury, throwing uncertainty on his participation in the upcoming games.
During a routine training session, Camavinga's knee was injured. Preliminary medical assessments suggest a knee sprain. Such an injury could potentially sideline him from football for an unknown period. With this unfortunate turn of events, the French team's staff has made the decision to send him back to Madrid for further evaluation.
Two key matches, one against Gibraltar and another against Greece, will be held in his absence. The severity of the injury is, at the moment, undetermined. Hence, additional tests are being planned in Madrid to understand the full extent of the injury and to decide if a surgical procedure becomes a necessity.
What does this mean for the French team?
At this stage, Didier Deschamps, the team coach, has not called up anyone to fill Camavinga's empty spot. This situation may very well evolve over the next few hours. Interestingly, Camavinga is not the only player missing these games. Aurelien Tchouameni, another key player, is also absent.
The French team might see new players as the coach is open to exploring fresh talents during these matches, which are not of paramount importance. If the knee injury necessitates surgery, the recovery time could be extensive, sidelining Camavinga for a minimum of two months.
Keeping these considerations in mind, the French team is no doubt hoping for a speedy recovery for their midfielder.