Didier Deschamps renewed at the head of the French team by Noël Le Graët • Actufoot • Pro / amateur football news

Noël Le Graët has decided. It’s no secret that Didier Deschamps and the president of the French Football Federation met yesterday in Guingamp. Despite the failure of the France team against Switzerland, in the round of 16 of the Euro, the 79-year-old French entrepreneur decided to maintain his confidence in the former 1998 world champion. After having exchanged On many subjects, Noël Le Graët said that the current coach of the Blues, will indeed be on the team’s bench during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Anyway, the problem was quickly resolved between the two men: “The matter was settled in three minutes. His will to continue is very strong, mine was too. There was no debate. The question for me was whether or not he wanted to continue. It was decided, already in the process of preparing for the back-to-school matches, to plan for the future. I have infinite confidence in this man. There is no debate. He’s a winner, with a unique track record. He is a coach loyal to the federation and esteemed by his players, there is no break or end of the cycle. There is a question for which we both had no answer: how did we manage to take two goals in ten minutes against the Swiss? At 3-1, he like you, like me, we thought we had won ”.

“Zinédine Zidane, he may one day be a coach”

After his departure from Real Madrid, the rumor Zinedine Zidane on the bench for the France team seemed more and more plausible. But for Noël Le Graët, the question never arose:“You can imagine that if I had wished it would have been easy. I have esteem for him. I’ve had it on the phone, but not lately. This does not prevent us from being able to meet, dine or have lunch together without any problem. He may one day be a coach. Maybe my successor will appoint him because I won’t stay forever either. Well, I don’t think so. “



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