“Deschamps has a problem with…”


Consultant for RMC, Emmanuel Petit pointed out an unfortunate trend in the coach’s method.

After a very turbulent start to the year against a backdrop of media storm triggered by Noël Le Graët, Didier Deschamps is not spared from criticism. The extension of the coach of the France team for four additional years, until 2026, refocuses the debates on his methods. Consultant for RMC, Emmanuel Petit has often shown his support for his former captain. But the 1998 world champion has nevertheless pointed to an unfortunate trend in the work of the coach for ten years.

Deschamps would block

While Bruno Genesio was a guest on Jérôme Rothen’s show on RMC, the non-selection of Martin Terrier for the France A team was discussed. Second top scorer in Ligue 1 last season, the former Strasbourg player confirmed during the first part of this 2022-23 campaign, before seriously injuring himself. Several observers had estimated that Terrier would have deserved to integrate the list of players selected for the World Cup in Qatar. It has not happened.

For Emmanuel Petit, this stems from a certain reluctance on the part of Deschamps to rely on players playing in the French championship. ” I’m going to go a little further in the remarks: I think that Didier Deshamps has a problem with Ligue 1, with the championship and French football. I have the impression that he reproduces a little of the patterns that we knew at the time in 1998. And I have the impression that even if players shine in France, in Ligue 1, we have to better to move abroad to another club to give the impression of having gained in maturity, in experience, and of having crossed a threshold. There is somewhere a little touch of arrogance on Ligue 1, on the level displayed, for the players but also the teams in relation to the European cups. If you have to get a plane ticket every time, good luck… “.

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