«My substitute as a French coach could be Zidane»
The current world champion coach has a contract until after the 2020 World Cup, played in Qatar
The French coach, Didier Deschamps, said that Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is well placed to replace him when he leaves office, something that is not planned before the end of the 2022 World Cup. «The next coach could be Zizou. At some point it will be him », Deschamps said in an interview with "Le Monde" about who can succeed him on the French bench. The technician assured that work to leave the best possible inheritance to the person in charge and said to be aware that with his victory in the last World Cup in Russia «The bar is too high».
Deschamps said that the experience of so many years on the bench can be used to face important competitions, such as the next Euro Cup, on condition that they do not let themselves be invaded by the routine. «We don't just cut and paste. Unlike. You have to know how to regenerate, evolve, included in the speech. With a maximum: adapt », he pointed.
The coach refused to address Karim Benzema's case in depth but yes said that the recent decision taken by justice, which opens the door to the Real Madrid striker sits on the bench of the accused, does not change anything. "When I have to make a decision, whatever it is, I only have one goal: the collective interest of the national team."