Boubacar Kamara, injured in the right knee with Aston Villa, package for the World Cup

The former Marseille was injured against Southampton in the Premier League on September 16, when he had just been called up to replace Adrien Rabiot in Blue.

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This is a first blow for the France team. Aston Villa’s French midfielder Boubacar Kamara, injured in his right knee during a match against Southampton, is forfeited for the 2022 World Cup (from November 20 to December 18, in Qatar), Steven Gerrard announced on Friday. September 30. “Bouba will be out until after the World Cup unfortunately, so it’s a blow”his manager said at a press conference ahead of his side’s game against Leeds in the Premier League.

‘Boubacar Kamara is ruled out until after the next World Cup after sustaining a knee ligament injury during the match against Southampton on the Premier League final day’, specifies Aston Villa in a medical point published on its website. On September 16, the 22-year-old was out just before the break, hit in the knee and grimacing. Kamara, who arrived at Aston Villa this summer from Marseille, has only three selections for the Blues but his withdrawal deprives coach Didier Deschamps of an alternative solution in the midfield, a sector under construction due to numerous injuries affecting French executives.

During the last international break, 14 players had to forfeit or left the gathering at Clairefontaine along the way. Deschamps repeated during the last gathering of the France team that he would only take suitable players to Qatar from the first match of the Blues, on November 22 against Australia.

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