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Griezmann on Mbappé: "He's the one who's going to bench us"

France star Antoine Griezmann has published a light-hearted post on social media welcoming Kylian Mbappé to the international fold
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Griezmann on Mbappé: "He's the one who's going to bench us"

As France prepare to face Luxembourg, Antoine Griezmann has welcomed starlet Kylian Mbappé to the Les Bleus set-up with a light-hearted social-media post.

Mbappé given maiden France call for March internationals

Mbappé's performances for Ligue 1 leaders Monaco saw him handed his first senior call-up by French boss Didier Deschamps ahead of the current international week.

And Griezmann has clearly been impressed by Mbappé, taking to Instagram on Thursday with a photo of himself in training with the 18-year-old and Dimitri Payet.

Griezmann: "He's the one who's going to bench us!"

Underneath an image showing Payet pointing in Mbappé's direction, the Atlético Madrid ace quipped: "Yes, Diiiim! He's the one who's going to bench us!"

Following Saturday's World Cup qualifier at the Stade Josy Barthel, the Euro 2016 runners-up then host Spain in a glamour friendly in Paris on Tuesday.


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