The coach of the Blues opened up about his relationship with his compatriot Zinedine Zidane.
Teammates at the Juventus Turin at the end of the 90s and in French team, with whom they won the World Cup and the Euro, Didier Deschamps and Zinedine Zidane have woven strong bonds during their playing career. Today both coaches, their relationship remains very good, although it has become more professional over time.
“We exchanged messages from time to time. But we haven’t done it for a long time because he had his club and I didn’t want to interfere in his business ”, thus confided the former coach of OM and Monaco during an interview with the Spanish newspaper The country.
“Zizou is someone for whom I have a lot of respect, with whom we have shared the same shirt for many years, both at Juventus and the national team, he continued. We have met on several occasions. When he won the Champions League in 2018 I congratulated him and when we won the World Cup he did the same. “
Before concluding on the case of Karim Benzema, which will not have succeeded in altering the relationship between the two men: “I did not discuss Benzema with him. No. One hundred percent. I was also a club coach and when you are a club coach, you always defend your players. He had some management to do in Madrid and I have a job with France. Each has its place. “
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