All's well That ends well ?
After the warning shot from Kylian Mbappé, who threatened not to participate in the commercial and marketing operations of the Blues on Tuesday, everything is back to normal.
In fact, the crack of Bondy and certain executives of the France team obtained from the French Football Federation (FFF) the promise of a "
" of the agreement which binds the players and the body chaired by Noël Le Graët “
as soon as possible
And this while “NLG” did not plan to move things before the World Cup, as he explained at the very beginning of the week.
Mbappé and company won their case and the Paris-SG striker complied with the exercise with his comrades.
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Image rights, one of the off-field subjects that occupy the France team during this gathering, the last before the World Cup (November 20-December 18).
In March, I said that there were discussions to be had.
As a group, we want to enforce the individual image rights of each player.
It's a simple and legitimate request, an update to avoid bugs in the future
, "said Raphaël Varane, captain of the Blues in the absence of Hugo Lloris, on the eve of the League of Nations match against the Austria, Thursday (8:45 p.m.), at the Stade de France.
And the Manchester United defender continued:
Discussions have progressed well.
I hope this will be resolved as soon as possible.
We don't want to waste energy on that, we want to focus on the field.
The discussions are positive and I hope that it will be settled quickly.
Deschamps the mediator
It would indeed be a good thing, knowing that the potentially disruptive subjects are as diverse as they are varied, like the Pogba affair.
He is a friend, I support him, he has challenges to overcome and in particular this injury.
He has to be well in his head to come back as quickly as possible
, ”slips the 29-year-old world champion.
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Regarding image rights, Didier Deschamps in any case recalled that "
this question has always existed, from time immemorial, and even a very long time ago (smile)
", before mentioning his role as mediator.
“DD” also participated in the meeting with President Le Graët and the players earlier this week.
There are exchanges to reach common agreements where the interests of each other are taken into account.
As coach, I'm there for the players and the institution to find common ground.
The partners have always been essential to the proper functioning and everyone had to be satisfied with the agreements reached
It's going well.