Key piece of the selection and indisputable in the midfield, Aurélien Tchouaméni is being one of the great figures of France so far in the World Cup. The midfielder put in a remarkable performance against Denmark this Saturday at the 974 Stadium in Doha, collecting all the balls that passed through his zone and throwing at Mbappé and Griezmann every time he stole the ball. At RMC Sport, the Real Madrid player took the opportunity to deny the information from L’Équipe that stated that the French team was better and more liberated without Benzema.
“The group is fine, we all get along well, also, I wanted to talk about something we saw regarding the departure of Karim Benzema, about this information that we feel better since he is gone. This is totally false because even when he was still with us, things were already going well. We all feel sad about his injury. In any case, what I can tell you is that since we arrived, things have gone very well between us,” Tchouaméni told RMC Sport.
The newspaper L’Équipe had reported this Saturday, in the run-up to the match against Denmark, that the dressing room of the French team was happy and liberated since Benzema left the concentration in Doha. However, his partner, Aurélien Tchouaméni, He wanted to make it clear that it is false and that before his injury, coexistence was excellent. The Ballon d’Or agent, Karim Djaziri, came out in defense of his client, calling the French newspaper ‘Anti-Benzema’.