Former Arsenal player Emmanuel Petit believes that France can retain their crown at the next World Cup in 2022 if they continue to develop as a team. He said that there are some young players in the team and that they have to believe that they can do it again in Qatar. He said that it was a surprise for them to win the World Cup as they were not the favorite last year but this time it will be different.
he said that they performed miserably that year and failed to get out of their group. He said that the players will have to be careful not to make the same mistakes and make sure that they are ready for the tournament.
He said that players such as Mbappe are young and that they will benefit a lot from the experience at the Russian World Cup and that they will have to use that in the next tournament. He believes that there will be some strong opponents such as England as well as Belgium at the World Cup in 2022 and that they will have to be ready for a fight.
He believes that there are some other young players coming through the ranks at the moment and that he is sure that there will be some new players that will be pushing for a place in the national team in 2022. He said that this is an exciting time for the French national team and that they have an excellent chance of retaining the title.