About the number of OM players: “What each of these players do through the system shows that they are performing”
“I will not allow myself to evaluate the Sampaoli system and game. What each of these players does through the system shows that it is performing. They have played a lot of matches, perhaps too much, because they have finished.” The fact that they have certain benchmarks compared to what I’m asking about here helps, but it is more related to their individual performance. “
To defend the three men: “He is interested in a better cast of width”
“There are middlemen who could have played as extreme defenders, that’s not a bad thing. It’s the other way around, even though today the extreme defenders think more about attacking. you have to be effective. “
“Lucas can play in all positions, middle two, three, he played with us on the left side. He had a few minor injuries that prevented him from continuing, but he manages this left axial position and has already shown it as an extreme defender. He has tactical intelligence, to know when to step in or stay in the middle. “
On Kamar’s choice: “I do not have all the elements that led him to this decision.”
“It’s his choice, he’s had freedom since his contract ended. It’s not a bad choice for me. He has a very good season, he’s been used a lot, very regularly, not always easy. He chose the Premier League, definitely Aston. Villa is not one of the best teams, but it is a stage for him! I do not have all the elements that led him to this decision. “
The maturity of young players: “This generation not only has good sides, but it also has them”
“It’s a new generation. It not only has good sides, but it also has some. Today, a 19-year-old boy can look a little bold, he goes to big clubs, no worries, but they do everything to succeed. There are things on and off the field , they know how to communicate very well … They are more prepared or better supported. “
About Mbappé’s expansion: “We can grow by staying”
“We can grow by staying. Today, the PSG’s goal is the same as in all the big clubs, to win the Champions League. It may be necessary to go abroad one day, but it’s not an obligation. We won’t talk at other times when there was a delay “With France. But today the choice of players is no longer the same. There may be less obligation to go abroad for beautiful things.”
About possible tensions between Mbappém and Benzema
“From my position as a coach, where I have players living, where I know from A to Z, what is going on is the main group. It can lead to misunderstandings. From a situation where we can all draw negative conclusions when they are not necessarily negative … turn it into a misunderstanding that does not reflect reality. “
“Today, with an interconnected world, it can go very, fast, the smallest photo goes fast. Even though I’m not there (laughs).”
Tchouameni, who takes his place in XI: “The young people who are there are growing, and the others who are not are also growing!”
“He doesn’t have experience like Pogba and Kanté, but potentially … I married him quite early and he has the necessary maturity in his head. It’s good to have these young people who commit the oldest so that the elders don’t rest on their laurels! Young people there they are, they are growing, and the others who are not there are also growing! “
“He too will have to change the tune this summer …” Deschamps confides in Pogb
“Pogba has a lot of injuries, the results of his club are not at the same level. He will have to change the tuning this summer … What they managed to do in the French team is a credit.”
About Mbappé’s decision: “This is a very good thing for French football”
“It’s his choice. Obviously he’s staying in Ligue 1, it’s a very good thing for French football. He’s tied to a club, he said what he was supposed to say, but being a Frenchman can only be good.” “
About the Blues transfer window: “If they want to talk about it, I can give my opinion”
“He’s one of the players who is in high demand, but I’m not here to advise them. If they want to talk about it, I can give my opinion. But it’s their career choice, in absolute terms, it’s just a good choice. After that. You can tell everyone that … But it’s up to them to make sure everything goes well. “
“Two very good teams”
There are two very good teams, each final with teams at a very, very high level is hard to predict. Obviously, if Real wins the LDC, it will only work in favor of Benzema for an individual reward, even if it is already well placed.
“Olivier Giroud is not with us to give play time to Mouss, Christopher and Wissam”
On the players he wants to see, “I said that in relation to the attacking players, who will have a little more playing time. But for everyone, having these four matches close to each other, we won’t play them all.” Matches are only three days to recover. But by doing things that are also consistent, some playing time will be 1st, 2nd, 3rd. I’ll think at first and then I’ll analyze and I’ll result in different choices.
“Olivier Giroud is not with us, it’s to give Mouss, Christopher and Wissam time to play. Who are with us regularly, who have had time to play and will have the opportunity to have a little more And if possible, we will take care of it “Everyone will play more than others. Through four meetings, we will make sure they are actors to be stronger, to have more experience. It will provide more information on the final list for the worlds.”
“There are no special concerns today about the 23 who are there”
“At any concentration in the France team, there are differences between the players who thrive in the club, less so, who also suffer from the collective environment.
Sometimes it happens that some players who do not perform well in the club do so in the French team, others are the other way around. The most important thing is to have this unity. Today, there are no particular concerns about the 23 who are there.
“Karim is playing tonight and will join us on Monday night”
About the band: “Karim is playing tonight and will join us on Monday night. Everyone else has arrived today.”
“I didn’t ask the final question, of course we’ll look at it together. Everyone will do what they want. Everyone will have their affinities or not. It’s the last big match of the season, some have already played this type.” wrestle. It’s the last big meeting, so we’ll be careful. “
“League of Nations? It’s also easier in terms of movement and easier to make contact with players.”
“We will not regret it because it has been difficult to find opponents over the years and it is always better to be in competition. The friendly matches were interesting, but nothing will replace the competition, not even for the public interested in winning the trophy.
It’s also easier when it comes to traveling and easier to make contact with players. “
“We’ll make sure we delete them so we have the whole group in the best condition.”
“I haven’t always found the right formula. It’s a difficult time, international players should be on vacation … We always face players who will have to play against Denmark, and some three weeks without matches, another fortnight.” Since the end of the season, there is a disparity in physical and mental terms. It’s not perfect. We involve many more players because there are four matches between them and little time to recover. We will not work miracles with physical condition, and there will be different athletic conditions. We will ensure that they are deleted so that we have the whole group in the best conditions.
“These six matches should serve as a test and preparation for the World Cup”
“We have two meetings: these 4 matches and the end of September with two matches. It’s only at the end of November and it’s coming fast. Since there are no friendly matches before, these six matches should serve us to test and prepare for the World Cup. cup.”
Press conference at 14:30.
Didier Deschamps will answer questions from journalists to start the rally. A press conference is scheduled for 2.30 pm in Clairefontaine.
Le Graët addresses Mbappé about his rights to the painting
In the L’Equipe columns, Noël Le Graët reacted to the extension of Kylian Mbappé’s contract in PSG. The head of the FFF was happy that the miracle player remained in Ligue 1, he also downplayed the situation in the case of image rights in the French team.
“There have never been any problems with him. Not even with the French team. None. I have human and sports respect for him, the head of the FFF confided. I adore him and I think he is doing me good.” There is no conflict. Federal respect is exceptional. I had a meeting with the staff on Friday. Everyone talked to me about Kylian. “
Mbappé intends to “explain” his decision to Benzem.
In an interview with Marc, Kylian Mbappé returned to his relationship with Karim Benzema, to whom he will not join at Real Madrid. The PSG striker assures that during the French team’s meeting he will discuss with the merengue player to explain his choice.
List of Blues with Kamar’s surprise and without Giroud
On May 19, the coach of the French team Didier Deschamps revealed a list of players who will play the first four matches of the League of Nations in June. Boubacar Kamara was called up for the first time in his career, unlike Olivier Giroud.
The Blues will meet in Clairefontaine this Saturday to prepare for the next four League of Nations matches, against Denmark (June 3), Croatia (June 6), Austria (June 10) and Croatia (June 13). Didier Deschamps will be at the press conference from 2.30pm. All the information in this live.