France are sweating on the fitness of outside back Yoram Moefana but hope to get Romain Taofifenua and Damian Penaud back to take on England in their Grand Slam decider.
Les Bleus made it four wins from four by seeing off Wales 13-9 in Cardiff on Friday night, with Moefana playing all 80 minutes.
But the Bordeaux-Bègles player, who has started in the centres and on both wings so far in the 2022 Guinness Six Nations, suffered a knee injury that required further examination with fears that it may be ligament damage.
He started against Wales because Penaud was ruled out after testing positive for Covid, along with second row Taofifenua who had come off the bench in all three games prior to Friday.
The duo were the only players to feature in every France game in 2021, and assistant coach William Servat is hopeful they should be back to take on England at the Stade de France on Super Saturday.
He said: “In terms of the injury to Yoram, we are waiting for the results. We hope to get back Romain Taofifenua and Damian Penaud. They are two players who have been important from the start for us.
“We will enjoy this result but we also know that we need to look to the future. We have a big match coming up, we know that we need to start our preparation for a match like this. Recovery will be part of the performance next week. We are lucky to have a squad that is calm and has some experience. We have one thing to do: think about getting into the match.
“We have a lot of affection for the players but we are also aiming for perfection, the players are pulling in that direction, that’s obviously good for us. The players have an overwhelming desire to give everything and with that outlook, the doors will naturally open for them.
“We made the most of the event (winning in Cardiff), we didn’t play it down because you should never play down wins, but we are already back to work.”