The French centre half Jeremy Mathieu might have done heroics for Barcelona in the most recent El Clasico, but, it was not enough to make Didier Deschamps feel that not selecting the centre back in the national squad for the next two friendly fixtures was a mistake.
Deschamps is still backing his decision. He reckons the choices that he has made, there is some sort of logic behind it and he is fully convinced that the Les Blues are going to fetch some very good results.
Ever since Mathieu has found the net in the Clasico, the French media has been moaning about him not being picked in the national Squad and that it’s going to harm the French team’s chances.
Deschamps is, however, on a different page. According to him, whenever a player is excluded from the national squad and then, he puts up a good performance somewhere, he sparks a debate. But, people should see from manager’s perspective and understand what he is trying to do.
Speaking to the media, Deschamps said, “You have got to back your choices. There’s always going to be different opinions on the squad that you have come up with. But, as a manager, if you have made a decision, you must believe that it will work for the team.” Read more »
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The French Football Federation has agreed to offer Didier Deschamps with a contract extension that will see the coach remain in charge of the national side at least until the end of the 2018 World Cup.
Didier Deschamps managed to push the French team to the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup which has been their best finish in that competition since 2010 and it was impressive enough for him to receive a contract extension, this is good news for the French national squad which has been facing so much criticism in the past few years.
However, not everything is good news as there has been a string of negative news and rumors emerging concerning the upcoming 2016 Euro’s which is going to be hosted in France.
Earlier in January of the current year, a shooting took place on Paris involving 2 brothers who made their way into the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and killed 11 people in an incident that the Islamist Terrorist group Al-Qaueda branch in Yemen took responsibility for.
This incident has caused a huge impact not only in France but in the entire world as more activities of this nature have been occurring. Meanwhile in Paris, a number of restrictions has originated involving the filming of action movies in Paris but it has also caused a wave of things in the world of football. Read more »
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