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France team: Benzema, Valbuena… The truths of the Deschamps clan
A few years ago now, the French team was shaken by the Mathieu Valbuena sextape affair and the involvement of Karim Benzema for blackmail. Didier Deschamps had then decided on the spot by deciding to dismiss the two players, who were however executives of the selection. A strong choice on the part of the coach, mentioned by his agent, Jean-Pierre Bernès, who also manages the interests of Valbuena.
Karim Benzema rediscovered the joys ofFrench team since the last Euro, Matthew Valbuena was never called back by Didier Deschamps. Following the sextape affair, the French coach had chosen to do without the striker and the attacking midfielder in order to avoid any controversy. As this case enters Benzema and Valbuena continues to make people talk, this Tuesday, for The Teamit is Jean-Pierre Bernes who spoke.
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« It was logical »
Agent of Didier Deschampsbut also of Mathieu Valbuena, Jean-Pierre Bernès came back on this affair of the sextape. » There was no debate for me. I made him understand that you can’t always defend your player and I was convinced that Didier had made the right decision. It was logical, otherwise there would have been a media surge which would have continued during the competition (Euro 2016). It came at the expense of Valbuena, but it was a tricky business “, he explained.
“It is in the interest of the French team”
Jean-Pierre Bernes continued confidently: When Didier makes his decisions, it is in the interest of the France team. Didier managed to turn the page? What matters to him is winning. To win, he must have the best players and Karim Benzema today is one of them « .