Manchester Uniteds Anthony Martial is one of three primary possibilities

Manchester United's Anthony Martial is one of three primary possibilities to replace Karim Benzema in France's World Cup team, according to reports.

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The 2022 Ballon d'Or winner is one of several high-profile absentees from this World Cup, including Sadio Mane, Marco Reus, Paul Pogba, and N'Golo Kante. According to L'Equipe, Wissam Ben Yedder of Sevilla is the favorite to replace Benzema.

Anthony Martial of Manchester United is one of three possibilities to replace the injured Karim Benzema in France's 26-man team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

On November 19, the Real Madrid attacker was injured during a training session. Following more scans, it was discovered that he had a tear in his thigh muscle.

The 2022 Ballon d'Or winner is one of several high-profile absentees from this World Cup, including Sadio Mane, Marco Reus, Paul Pogba, and N'Golo Kante. According to L'Equipe, Wissam Ben Yedder of Sevilla is the favorite to replace Benzema.

Along with Martial and Ben Yedder, Moussa Diaby of Bayer Leverkusen is a potential for a late call-up to manager Didier Deschamps' squad. However, the former Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) star prefers to play on the wings rather than in the center of the field.

Ben Yedder, 32, is the most experienced of the three, having scored three goals in 19 senior appearances for Les Bleus. This season, he has 10 goals and two assists in 21 appearances across all competitions.

Despite Cristiano Ronaldo's decline in popularity, Martial, 26, has battled for playing time at Manchester United under manager Erik ten Hag. The 30-cap Frenchman has only played 293 minutes of competitive football this season, spread over seven appearances in all competitions, and has suffered injuries.

Ben Yedder, 32, has the most senior experience, having scored three goals in 19 appearances for Les Bleus. He has 10 goals and two assists in 21 games across all competitions this season.

Despite Cristiano Ronaldo's popularity, Martial, 26, has struggled for playing time at Manchester United under manager Erik ten Hag. Due to injury, the 30-cap Frenchman has only played 293 minutes of competitive football this season, divided over seven appearances in all competitions.

Karim Benzema of France gives an impassioned letter following the sadness of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Karim Benzema resorted to social media after resigning from France's roster for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to give a message to supporters.

Benzema led France in scoring at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, scoring three goals before his team was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Germany.

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