Hervé Renard will not give “gifts to anyone” at Les Bleues

Hervé Renard likes the challenge. He has proven it enough in his career as a coach, and, above all, as a coach for us to question his word. In an interview granted to The Team and published on Saturday, the new Blue coach says he has “no apprehension” about having never worked in women’s football.

Ditto for the unstable climate that reigns around the French women’s team. The slings, the various facts, the this, that… Nothing seems to frighten him. Not for lack of warning. “You know what people around me tell me? They say good luck to me, they don’t say good luck to me. […] This is what attracts me even more. I like difficult things. I was promised hell. So we’ll go there. »

Les Bleues “capable of achieving great things”

Confident, the former coach of Saudi Arabia intends to transmit his confidence to the players, whom he will not hesitate to put under pressure. After all, there are only three and a half months left before the World Cup. “They need to know that they have duties. They have the ability to achieve great things. They need to become more aware of this. […] I will be very clear. I will not give gifts to anyone. You have to earn your place. Afterwards, there will be happy people, there will be unhappy people. This is the history of sport, of football. »

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