In recent years on the media, Samir Nasri is much more talkative in recent weeks, and especially since confinement. On a live instagram organized by Walid Acherchour, the former French international swept his rich career and revealed some crisp indiscretions on Barça, OM, Arsène Wenger or Jorge Sampaoli. But as often, the debates deviated on the French Team and its stormy relationship with the current coach of the Blues, Didier Deschamps.
The opportunity for the former Marseillais to make a serious development, not to tackle the world champion 98 and 2018 but more to close the subject definitively. “Whenever I speak on the French team, I think I criticize. I have nothing against him, nothing at all. I respect the player, the coach. I have the right not to like the way he plays. Personally, I think that with the talent and the players that there are, the French team should play better. This is not a criticism of him. I do not care. He didn’t want to take me to the World Cup in 2014, I decided to retire internationally. At least I left with my dignity, rather than being the tough guy.
They were world champions in 2018, I am very happy for them, for some players I have known with Steven (N’Zonzi), Paul Pogba etc. I am neither envious nor jealous. It should not be because otherwise karma is not good. He won everywhere he went, you have to respect that. I identify more with a coach like Blanc, Guardiola, Sampaoli, Bielsa, Wenger, rather than someone pragmatic like Didier Deschamps. ”