Special Envoy to Doha
Special Envoy to Doha
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The question made him smile.
But this does not mean that he made the language of wood.
Asked this Friday in the flashy and modern media center in Doha about the level of play of Kylian Mbappé, author of an XXL performance against Australia on Tuesday (4-1) with a goal, an assist and incessant activity on the left side of the French attack, Kasper Hjulmand first smiled, before delivering the bottom of his thought.
We don't have a plan against Mbappé... In fact, we have one, but I'm keeping it to myself,
" he jokes, aware of the danger posed by the Blues striker.
It is impossible to prepare sufficiently
(against such an element),
but we have plenty of ideas to reduce its influence
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Moreover, during the last two victories against the world champions in June (1-2) and last September (2-0), as part of the League of Nations, Kylian Mbappé had not been successful.
This time, in the World Cup, "
" according to Deschamps, the context seems different.
are not afraid”, first assured the technician of the last semi-finalists of the Euro.
Before putting a little water in his wine, aware of not wanting to awaken the pride of the 23-year-old Parisian, already author of five goals in two World Cups.
No matter what plans you make against top players like Mbappé, you can't prepare enough.
The class is there, we can't turn it off.
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Also asked about the presence of Olivier Giroud, author of a double against the Socceroos, the Danish coach sees as an "
" the fact that his captain, Simon Kjaer, evolves with him the co-top scorer in the history of the French team in Milan.
A player like Giroud is good in his field and it's a pleasure to see attackers of his age use their experience to improve - stay calm, run in the box
, he says, under the spell.
Giroud shows us that he is probably better than he has ever been.
Simon knows him well.
We talked about small details and I hope it can be beneficial
Text explanation Saturday (5 p.m., TF1).