Nkunku defends Camavinga, “unfairly targeted”

France striker Christopher Nkunku last minute World Cup packageassured Wednesday that he would return “even stronger“, also defending his teammate Eduardo Camavinga, involved in the action that led to his injury but”unfairly targeted“.

Now it’s time to work with one and only objective: to come back even stronger“Wrote the Leipzig player on social networks, promising the Blues to be their”first supporter“. Victim Tuesday evening of a sprained left knee during the final training before the departure for Qatar, Nkunku left the France group, replaced by Randal Kolo Muani.

The striker also addressed “a thought for (…) Eduardo Camavinga, unfairly targeted” according to him. Footage of Nkunku’s injury does show that the Real Madrid player was involved in the action in question, but no clash or contact between the two men is evident. “The World Cup should be a moment of communion, not of divisionadded Nkunku. Camavinga had indeed been the subject of several racist comments on social networks after the publication of the video of his compatriot’s injury.

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