In the France team, a new era begins.
And Adrien Rabiot intends to be one of the leaders, as he confided in an interview with Le
Despite the departure of executive players like Hugo Lloris or Raphaël Varane, the Juventus midfielder (27 years old, 35 caps) ensures that he feels "
" in this new generation which has "
a lot of potential
I see that my status is growing over the selections and the years that pass.
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The former Parisian, author of solid performances during the World Cup in Qatar, feels "
" and "
" to take on more responsibilities in blue.
I want to take on this new role, like a big brother.
I don't feel old (smile) even if young people arrive, and I would even say that I haven't yet arrived at the best age and the best period of my life as a footballer, ”he confides
Didier Deschamps would have even thought of the Juventus player for the role of captain, finally attributed to Kylian Mbappé: “
Yes, Jules (Koundé) told me about it.
I was told that the coach had stuttered a bit (laughs).
More seriously, it proves my place and the new expectations.
Facing the Netherlands on Friday, Adrien Rabiot should start in a three-man midfield also composed of Antoine Griezmann and Aurélien Tchouaméni.