Zinedine Zidane not in frame for France job at the moment: France soccer chief

By: Reuters |
Published: June 8, 2018 5:05:55 pm

Zinedine Zidane was full of praise for the English club’s German coach, who has led Liverpool to two European finals since he took the helm towards the end of 2015. (Source: Reuters)

Zinedine Zidane will not be taking over as coach of the French national team any time soon as Didier Deschamps will remain in that job for the rest of his contract, which runs to 2020, the head of the French Football Federation (FFF) said on Friday.

Speculation about Zidane’s possible return to France has intensified since his shock resignation last month as coach of Real Madrid less than a week after leading them to a third successive Champions League crown. “Didier Deschamps has a contract until 2020… he will stay until 2020,” FFF president Noel Le Graet told French BFM TV channel in an…

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