Laurent Koscielny will leave out the International Cup this summer time as a result of the suspected ruptured Achilles he suffered all over Arsenal’s Europa League defeat to Atletico Madrid.
The French Soccer Federation showed on Friday night time that the centre-back would now not have the ability to play in Russia.
The France defender was once carried off on a stretcher early on all over the 1-Zero defeat on the Wanda Metropolitano.
The 32-year-old misplaced his footing whilst shifting in opposition to Diego Costa off the ball and was once in glaring misery as he clutched his decrease leg.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger published after the sport that he feared the worst for Koscielny, who has been nursing an Achilles downside for many of the season.
Koscielny, who has 51 caps, had already introduced he deliberate to retire from world soccer after the International Cup.
Deschamps added: “I’m actually very unhappy for Laurent, as a result of this International Cup was once additionally a vital second for him in his occupation and I want him numerous power in his comeback, as a result of I am certain he nonetheless has some good things to return.”
France will face Australia, Peru and Denmark in Crew C on the International Cup, with their first recreation – towards the Socceroos – scheduled for June 16.