Sun 20 November 2022 | 14:23

Griezmann is optimistic to play number 10 role "perfectly" for France

Considering the injuries Didier Deschamps has to cope with as France heads into Qatar 2022, there have been suggestions that the Atletico striker might play a number 10 role for France in Qatar as he offers his “best performances” to fans.

Playing behind Olivier Giroud as number 10,

Antoine Griezmann

helped France win their second World Cup in 2018. With the injury crisis going on in the France squad, there have been reports that Deschamps might use the 31-year-old Barcelona flop in the same key role.

Speaking with


, asked about his role in


's Tuesday opener against Australia, Griezmann said:

"I don't know. Otherwise, you should give me the phone number of the Australia coach and we'll give him the eleven.

"I try to be a very complete player. Whether offensively or defensively, I love getting balls back, helping my team-mates in defence.

"For me, it's always a pleasure. No matter where I play, I try to give the maximum, to do what the team needs."

"I needed a big pre-season, a good preparation. I feel I'm in great shape. I have the legs and the head is fine."



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source: Telefoot

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