Saint Etienne: "I’m not a bad Ligue 1 player" recalls Khazri after his hat-trick

The Tunisian striker of Saint-Etienne Wahbi Khazri was the great architect of the great victory of the Greens against Bordeaux (4-1), thanks to a nice hat-trick, this Sunday during the 32nd day of Ligue 1. The former Girondin , who was not always a first choice for Claude Puel this season, recalled that he still had a good level in the French championship.

We found a great Wahbi Khazri. Already a scorer in Angers (1-0) and Nîmes (2-0), the Saint-Etienne striker offered himself a hat-trick, the first of his career, against Bordeaux this Sunday during the 32nd day of the League 1. A performance that allowed the Greens to outclass (4-1) Girondins in total distress for two months. At 30, the Tunisian international is coming back strong after crossing the desert.

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When it is slipped to him that he is once again the providential man of the Greens, the person concerned can not help but smile. “I have never been a bad player, he remarks to reporters. It is not because I was not playing that I was not good. I am trusted. When I am trusted, It’s generally not going too badly. I’m not a bad Ligue 1 player. I’ve been in this league for about ten years and have been performing well. It’s up to me to continue, to have fun. me to continue, not to ignite. I savor. It is not necessarily an easy season for me. “

The beautiful homage of Gasset

On the reasons for this change of status in the eyes of his coach Claude Puel, he who often waxed the bench a few weeks ago, Wahbi Kahzri does not want to spread out or settle accounts: “I have not changed anything in my preparation, in my training, I did not play for reasons… As soon as I am made to play, I try to bring my freshness and be efficient “.

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And too bad for Bordeaux, victim of its efficiency. Even his ex-coach, Jean-Louis Gasset, in the opposite camp this Sunday, praised his performance. “Well done to Wahbi Khazri. I know a lot of ink was spilled when I said he was the player I wanted. Today, life is hard because he is the one who puts us a hat. trick. But bravo to him, ”concludes the Bordeaux coach with a smile.

ABr with GB in Saint-Etienne

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