EdF: Maignan confirmed as number 1
Unsurprisingly, Mike Maignan (27 years old, 5 selections) has become the new number 1 goalkeeper for the France team. Forced to review his hierarchy after the International retirements of Hugo Lloris and Steve Mandanda, the coach of the Blues Didier Deschamps confirmed this decision on Monday.
« Obviously the number 1 position will be Mike Maignan. Afterwards, I have to have discussions. There will be a hierarchy, because it’s important, will it be today, will it be that of June? I don’t know. It goes through discussions that I will have with the 3 goalkeepers. But Mike will obviously have this responsibility of number 1 on this gathering, « said the ex-coach of Juventus Turin facing to the Press.
It remains to know the rules of Alphonse Areola and Brice Samba to pauler Maignan.