This is why Zidane was rejected

It is therefore now official, Didier Deschamps has extended his contract with the FFF for three and a half years and will always be on the bench of the France team until the 2026 World Cup. Zinedine Zidane of the Blues. The coach and Noël Le Graët also reveal behind the scenes of the negotiations.

After the final of the world Cuplost against Argentina, it was expected, it is now official. Didier Deschamps effectively extended his contract with the FFF and even signed up for a very long term. The coach is now linked to the Blues until the next World Cup in 2026. Therefore, it is a big blow for Zinedine Zidane who has been waiting for this position for a long time, and who will still have to wait. Didier Deschamps also revealed behind the scenes of the negotiations.

Deschamps “did not have to hesitate”

No, I didn’t have to hesitate. As I do after every big competition, I need some time. If I had had any hesitations, I wouldn’t be here today. There were discussions. We met with the president. It’s a very important sign of confidence to have a contract until July 2026. We’re going to go step by step. There is a requirement for results. I do not project myself on the next World Cup. There will be appointments before “Launches the coach of the Blues during the General Assembly of the Federation before being categorical about the duration of the contract:” It’s clear, I announced four years, so it’s four years “. Noël Le Graët has also confided in the subject.

“It is a pleasure to be together”

It was not very difficult to convince Didier. We had a number of details to see. The four-year-old’s will seemed to be the right one. Our neighbors have changed a lot and have not had the expected success. We need consistency. It is a pleasure to be together. For us, a week was very short. “, assures the president of the FFF before sending a beautiful message to Didier Deschamps: “ I address all my compliments to Didier. For what he’s been doing for years. He has three men around him that I want to compliment. I renew on behalf of all of France, you have made the French happy and football has taken precedence over all misfortunes. It gives joy to life. »