Consequence of the departure of Corinne Deacon, Sarah Bouhaddi, who had moved away from the Blue due to a falling out with the former coach, is ready to return to the France team.
The France team will undoubtedly be lacking in benchmarks during the World Cup scheduled for this summer in Australia and New Zealand. The fault for the dismissal of Corinne Deacon following the putsch initiated by Captain Wendie Renard. While she had announced her intention to put the France team on hold as long as the system remained in place, the Lyon defender has already indicated that she was ready to find Les Bleues if the new coach appealed. to her.
But Wendie Renard is not the only one ready to reconsider her position regarding Les Bleues. The same is true of Sarah Bouhaddi, her former teammate at OL, whose last appearance for the France team still dates back to the summer of 2020. Expressing a “need to breathe”the one who was then considered the best goalkeeper in the world had moved away from the national team and had had very harsh words towards Corinne Deacon, explaining in particular that “Winning a title with this coach seems impossible to me”. As a consequence in particular of “very, very negative climate” who reigned in selection.
I will not refuse the France team
“I don’t see myself winning anything with this coach, and a lot of players think so too but don’t say so. It will not work, I can put my two hands to cut that the France team will not win the Euro if Corinne Deacon stays”, she had struck at the microphone of OL TV. In the end, Les Bleues will have failed in the semi-finals and Sarah Bouhaddi still has both hands. And the Parisian is now ready to put them at the service of the France team.
“I am a competitor and a high-level athlete. I have always said that as long as I still play football, I will not refuse the France team”, she confided to the microphone of France Bleu Paris, adding: “I left the France team for three years. We will see with the future coach if he wishes to discuss with me and have me in his team. But today, the most important thing is also to perform well at club level, to get results. And after, will come what will come. »