April 13, 2024

Deschamps was promised the big job

He has been criticized, among other things, for extending Didier Deschamps’ contract as manager of the French soccer team without respecting protocol. Noël le Graët is said to have dispensed with the advice of the Executive Committee (Comex) in order to retain the French coach. DD made the announcement on January 7 at a general meeting of the FFF still chaired by NLG.

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He has been criticized, among other things, for extending Didier Deschamps’ contract as manager of the French soccer team without respecting protocol. Noël le Graët is said to have dispensed with the advice of the Executive Committee (Comex) in order to retain the French coach. DD made the announcement on January 7 at a general meeting of the FFF still chaired by NLG.

A month later, in February 2023, the Breton manager bowed to pressure and stepped down. an exceptional guy among people who know soccer. I would have liked him to take over from me. I tried to convince him, but it didn’t work out.

Deschamps took over from Laurent Blanc at Les Bleus after Euro 2012. His contract runs until the 2026 World Cup.