According to the rules of the FIFA World Cup , France is allowed to recruit a replacement player due to striker Christopher Nkunku pulling out of the 2022 World Cup after being injured in training.
The French national team has confirmed in a statement: Didier Deschamps has decided to call up the Eintracht Frankfurt striker to replace the RB Leipzig striker and the national team coach has decided to play Randall Kolo Mouani. The Eintracht Frankfurt striker is currently in Japan with the club and will meet up with the French squad in Doha on Thursday morning.
Randal Kolo Muani
Randal Kolo Muani occupies the third ranking on the scoring chart of his squad with 5 goals for his current club. With 9 assists, he takes first place league-wide in the ranking for this category. With 27 shots taken so far, he has had the second-most attempts on goal of any Eintracht Frankfurt player.
France, Australia, Denmark and Tunisia in Group D of the Qatar World Cup, began their campaign against Australia on Tuesday.
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