After being absent from the 2018 World Cup, Lucas Digne makes his participation in Euro 2021 a major objective. At the microphone of RMC Sport, he also spoke about his relationship with Carlo Ancelotti at Everton.
He was not present at the World Cup in Russia in 2018, but Lucas Digne wants to make up for it and now hopes to wear the jersey of the France team at the Euro (June 11-July 11). “I’ve been in the France team for a long time now, I feel really good there. I have 35 selections, it’s not nothing, I feel really comfortable in this team,” he said. he entrusted to RMC. “I have to continue like this, that’s part of my goals,” continued the Everton defender.
“I play my best football”
“Since I came to Everton, I think I’ve passed a milestone. I’m playing my best football, I’m in my best years. […] I try to do my best to be as complete as possible. I know it’s very important to be a good defender and a good counter-attacker. You have to know how to find the right balance, “he further develops. But in the France team, the competition is tough. With the brothers Lucas and Théo Hernandez, or the namesakes Benjamin and Ferland Mendy, Didier Deschamps has many options.
The 27-year-old also praised his Everton coach Carlo Ancelotti. “The coach is the centerpiece of Everton’s project. Whether players like James Rodriguez or Allan have come is not trivial either. It is thanks to him. They are very good players and they came in particular for the coach. It’s wonderful to be able to work with a great coach like that, who has won so many trophies and who, humanly, is very close to the players. He is super professional, demanding, and at the same time. times he knows how to be relaxed and calm when needed. He manages to manage a workforce in an incredible way, “he said.