The president of the FFF, Noël Le Graët, regretted that Didier Deschamps did not recall Karim Benzema earlier.
If it was one of the rare tricolor satisfactions during this Euro 2020, which ended prematurely for Blues eliminated from the round of 16 by Switzerland, Karim Benzema has also created, despite himself, some problems for the coach. Indeed, Didier Deschamps struggled throughout the tournament to find the right formula in attack.
A problem that the former OM coach could have avoided by recalling the Real Madrid striker earlier in the season, according to Noël Le Graët. “We discussed the subject together, and we came to the same conclusion, maybe Benzema should have made one or two more matches before. But it’s like that “, thus recognized the Breton leader in an interview with Figaro.
That being said, no way for the boss of French football to regret the return to blue of “KB9”: “When Didier decided to call him back, Benzema jumped for joy. He was very well received and he was perfect in group life. Everyone noticed it. Karim is a great professional and a man of quality. Didier was right to take it “. Hoping that by the World Cup in Qatar, scheduled for the end of 2022, Benzema, Mbappé and others will have time to repeat their ranges …
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