Didier Deschamps has included the Borussia Monchengladbach forward in his 26-man squad.
Borussia Monchengladbach‘s Marcus Thuram has been picked for France’s World Cup squad as the nation selected only a 25-man squad, leaving the final spot open, and Marcus Thuram, son of 1998 World Cup winner Lilian Thuram, makes his way onto France’s 26-man roster.
Also, the deadline for all nations to reveal their final squads is this evening and France have allowed the 25-year-old an opportunity to replicate his club form for his national team in the World Cup.
The 25-year-old has been a revelation this season. Scoring 10 goals and standing second in scoring behind his compatriot Christopher Nkunku.
Thuram will join his teammates at lunchtime.
10 goals in Bundesliga 2022-23 season
The 25-year-old has only appeared four times for France and has yet to score a goal for the national team. Although he was unable to compete in the Nations League due to a poor season last year in which he struggled to leave an impression. Meanwhile, Marcus Thuram has developed into a competent player this season and has been employed as a striker, where he struck 10 goals in the Bundesliga and did quite enough to secure a position in France’s 26-man squad.
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Moreover, Thuram will be looking to carry on his father’s reputation at the national level, as he was a legendary player for France. And Les Bleus are stacked with quality attackers, with Thuram’s presence is the icing on the cake for the reigning champs.
With, Les Bleus are in Group D, which also includes Australia, Denmark, and Tunisia. We believe they will make it into the round of 16 without disruption and will be seeking to defend the World Cup in Qatar. As they start their World Cup campaign against Australia on November 23.