Deschamps adored a striker


Didier Deschamps was full of praise for one of his attackers, very prominent on Friday against the Netherlands.

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Didier Deschamps, EDF France French team

Large winner yesterday of the Netherlands at the Stade de France (4-0), as part of the qualifiers for the 2024 European Championship, France has chosen to establish Randal Kolo Muani at the forefront of the attack, instead and place of Olivier Giroud. Supported by new captain Kylian Mbappé and Kingsley Coman, the usual center forward of Eintracht Frankfurt will not have found the net against Ronald Koeman’s Oranje, before his replacement by Olivier Giroud in the 77th minute of play. The native of Bondy still distinguished himself with a feint on the first goal of the star of Paris Saint-Germain (21st).

“He has this quality of speed”

Although remained silent, the former Nantes player received the strong tribute from Didier Deschamps. At a press conference, the coach of the Blues praised the performance of the 24-year-old player, who will have honored his second tenure for his sixth selection with the unfortunate finalists of the 2022 World Cup. “He is full of confidence. He has this capacity for movement, percussion, dribbling, with good game intelligence between the three attacking players alongside Kingsley and Kylian. He compensates. This brought a lot of difficulties to the opponent. He has that quality of speed. It was a very good thing in our attacking animation.”

Author against Morocco of his first goal with the A, in the semi-finals of the Qatari World Cup, Randal Kolo Muani will aim for a new presence in the starting lineup in Ireland next Monday. Courted by several European leaders, the French number 12 has shined since the start of the 2022-2023 season with 16 goals in 35 games in all competitions, including 11 goals in 24 Bundesliga games. As a reminder, the tricolor international landed free on the other side of the Rhine, last summer, following his non-extension with the Canaries.

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