France pair Raphael Varane and Ibrahima Konade have become the latest players to contract the virus ahead of this weekend’s historic World Cup final with Argentina, according to reports. A sickness bug has plagued the French squad over the past few days, with Daiot Upamecano, Kingsley Coman and Adrien Rabiot missing the semi-final win over Morocco as a result of illness spreading across the group.
The total number of cases now rises to five with just over 48 hours to go before France take on Argentina to become the first team since Brazil in 1958 and 1962 to win back-to-back World Cup titles. According to him, things have to suffer more than Varane for them to stand telegramIt remains to be seen if at least one will recover in time for Sunday’s game at Lucille Stadium.
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