Pavard: “Italy among the favourites. At Inter I discovered a family, fantastic fans”

Press conference day at the home of France, which is preparing for its debut in the European Championship (Monday against Austria). He did the talking Benjamin PavardInter defender: “We have a complete team, the best players in the world in front of us. We are strong and united, we know how to suffer as a team. We can make the difference at any moment”, reports RMC Sports.

The experience in Germany: “I arrived at 19, I immediately felt the German “rigor”. You have to give your best, I had wonderful years and won a lot. This really helped me. They are not afraid to launch young people, in France there is less trust. They helped as a man and as a player. There are no free days, we always work.”

Discussions with Deschamps: “I am not currently among the starters, the discussions with the coach are private. I remain positive, I will be ready. I am versatile, I can play at excellent levels. Lilian Thuram is a point of reference for me, she has given me some advice” .

Elections in France: “Is there new air in the air? I’m not here to judge people. There is the right to vote, everyone should exercise it.”

On Mbappé: “He will have a great European Championship, he is a great player.”

Germany: “They changed coach recently, Nagelsmann is a great tactician. We lost against them and we weren’t pleased, now we’re ready.”

His role: “The coach knows that I prefer to play central but France has priority over everything and I will adapt. I will give 100% if he asks me to play full-back. At Inter I play on the centre-right in the three-man defense and the The coach gives me a lot of freedom.”

The Italian national team: “It’s a team that has gone through a difficult moment and has now changed coach. They have excellent players, including some of my teammates from Inter. They are among the favourites.”

Kanté’s return: “It’s incredible, yesterday in training it seemed like there were two of them. He hasn’t lost anything, he’s still the same, very strong.”

The first season in Italy: “I’m very happy. I discovered a family, a great club with fantastic fans. For me the time had come to change. We managed to win trophies, the fans deserve it.”

Giroud and Mbappé: “Kylian is a great player, he is an example on and off the pitch, an excellent captain. I am very happy that he is at this level. It is nice to see him every day. Giroud has always welcomed me well, we have an excellent relationship I’m very happy to be his friend.”