Panic for French Team As Kylian Mbappé Struggling to Accept Teammate’s Apology

Panic for French Team As Kylian Mbappé Struggling to Accept Teammate’s Apology

- Kylian Mbappe is said to be upset with his teammate Olivier Giroud over comments of the Chelsea forward during a press conference

- This is not a good indication for France national team with the Euro 2020 Championships already underway

- It was gathered that despite several plea by the Chelsea forward, Mbappe remained upset all through their training on Thursday

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France striker Kylian Mbappe had continued to express his displeasure despite that Olivier Giroud is making moves for the pair to settle their differences, RMC Sport reports via GetFootballNewsFrance.

It was gathered that the Paris Saint-Germain striker felt offended by a comment from the Chelsea man, who lamented the number of passes he had received from certain players during France’ 3-0 victory over Bulgaria.

Coach Didier Deschamps who was aware that Mbappe was about speaking on the issue during the post-match conference stopped the PSG forward from making comments.

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Kylian Mbappé expected to lead France' attack in Euro 2020. Photo: Shaun Botterill
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Giroud then went to discuss with Mbappe in his bid to settle the differences, but the striker was not convinced and the Chelsea man maintained that the words ran away with him a little.

The former Arsenal forward also admitted to his teammate that he had made a mistake in the interview and that he felt pressured by the interviewer.

Mbappé remained in a moany mood in training at the end of Thursday afternoon. Usually very smiley, his body language was very closed.

Deschamps, seeing that things had still not been resolved, spoke with both players individually during the session, and then to the whole squad, stating that it was important to now move on, even if an error was made in terms of Giroud publicising his feelings.

Meanwhile, Chelsea stars Timo Werner as well as Kai Havertz inspired Germany to a 7-1 rout of Latvia in their final friendly game before Euro 2020 kicks off, Chelsea FC reports.

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Making his 39th international appearance, Werner grabbed his 16th goal on the night while Havertz was directly involved in three goals helping the Germans to a convincing victory.

It was their final friendly match ahead of the start of Euro 2020 and they entertained about 1000 fans who were allowed into the stadium in Dusseldorf.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has backed world champions France to emerge victorious at the 2020 Euro Championship this summer.

The 35-year-old believes the star-studded French team will build on their success from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Didier Deschamps recently recalled Real Madrid goal poacher Karim Benzema to join the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, and a few others in the attack - a squad Rooney believes it will be difficult for any team to stop.

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