Duggary Explains Why Kylian Mbappe Must Be Made The Captain of France

After a long and illustrious playing career, Christophe Dugarry is taking on the role of mentor to suggest that France’s World Cup-winning manager Didier Deschamps should name Kylian Mbappé as the new captain of Les Blues.

With his impressive leadership skills off the pitch and supreme talent on it, this would be an excellent opportunity for him to take up more responsibility in support of national glory.

This move is necessary after Hugo Lloris, another world-class performer and former Les Bleus skipper, retired 8 weeks ago. At 24 years of age, Mbappé has already established himself as a talismanic figure in his nation’s footballing goalscoring history and even in ligue 1 games– it only seems fitting that he takes up this prestigious role.

Deschamps announced on Thursday that he would be shaking up the leadership of the French national team with a new captain and vice-captain. This change in command comes following Raphaël Varane’s retirement after France’s impressive showing at this summer’s World Cup final in Qatar.

Mbappé is a star, so it’s no surprise he’s expected to take up the mantle of team captain at PSG. Not making him skipper could lead to an unhappy reaction from the youngster. Understandably, receiving recognition for his talent on the pitch means almost everything. It gives him value and keeps him in a prideful position within the squad dynamic and broader football community.

Allowing this prodigy with clear leadership skills that inspire others around them will only be beneficial. Regardless of any preconceptions about ‘spoiling’, there’s no doubting just how important having someone like Kylian leading your side can be.

Griezmann and Mbappé are two of the biggest stars in France’s football lineup, but they may be vying for something a bit more than team stardom: Captaincy.

While Griezmann is thought to have that special “sense of collective” required from a leader on and off the field, some worry he isn’t the top choice – as his good friend status could cause tension within the squad if denied such an honorable role. On the other hand, there’s Mbappe, talented beyond doubt yet lacking leadership experience. It sure sounds like France has one big decision ahead- so who will make the cut?

Zizou, known for his stoic demeanor and nonverbal communication, managed to convey a powerful leadership that could be the perfect next step for Mbappé’s career.

After months of closely following sports news, France could finally have an answer to who will be at the helm. Previously revealed by Get French Football News in February, fans will expect a highly anticipated announcement on Wednesday next week as 19-year-old sensation Kylian Mbappé emerges as the frontrunner for captaincy duties, taking over from Hugo Lloris.

France’s national soccer squad has undergone a transformation, with newcomers Brice Samba, Khéphren Thuram, and Wesley Fofana turning heads. All three players come from different clubs — Lens, OGC Nice, and Chelsea — bring their unique energy to the team.

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