Olivier Giroud, forward from MilanHe was honest about his absence from the French national team and accidentally criticized Karim Benzema Now that he is back with the French national team, by a decision from the coach Didier Deschamps.
“I knew when that coach announced. It was Deschamps’ will. I understand, But I wish they had warned me beforeGiroud told L’Equipe as he threw arrows at his partner in office.
“I have nothing against Karim, but his return to the national team created a tactical flaw And our way of playing. It was an obvious thing in some games, which fortunately can be fixed quickly, as can be seen in the League of Nations. However, it took time.”
Olivier Giroud She said Benzema He has matured a lot and confirmed that he never had problems with the footballer, they even ate together in the concentrations of France.
Differences with Mbappe and Ibrahimovic
Regarding the statements he made after the match against Bulgaria in the European Cup in 2021, the striker confirmed that he spoke directly with Kylian Mbappe, forward from Paris Saint-Germain.
“I spoke after the match against Bulgaria, but I didn’t mention any names. But, Mbappe And I’m talking in her room. It was a 48 hour affair. It was a small event and should not change the balance of the team.”
On the other hand, he commented that it never frightened himZlatan Ibrahimovic when he arrived Milan Little by little he became the top scorer for the Rossonero team.
“When I was about to sign, Bewley asked me about Ibra and how he saw our coexistence. I told him that if he didn’t think he could play with him, he wouldn’t be there. Ibra has never frightened me. It is also an opportunity to develop by his side, to continue learning with someone who has such wealth. His charisma, his presence in the locker room and his leadership on the field are above. When I signed, he said he was a good beginner, but he was the only king in Milan.”