France captain Wendie Renard ready to return after Corinne Diacre’s sacking
Former France captain Wendie Renard, who announced her retirement from the national team last month, said she was open to a return if former coach Corinne Diacre’s successor deemed her worthy of being called off.
Renard said last month she would not be playing at this year’s Women’s World Cup to preserve her sanity and RMC Sport reported she would not represent the national team while Diacre was in charge.
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Last week, Diacre was sacked by the French FA on the recommendation of an executive committee and Lyon defender Renard told radio station Europe 1 she was ready to return if the next coach wanted to work with her.
“It’s the coach who picks me if I’m performing well with my club… but why not [make a return]?” she said. “I am a competitor at heart. I love this shirt and I want to do everything to win a title in it.”
France will attempt to win their first World Cup at this year’s flagship event, co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia from July 20th to August 8th. 20
They begin their campaign in Group F on July 23 against Jamaica before taking on Brazil and Panama.
https://www.espn.com/soccer/france-fraw/story/4900407/france-captain-wendie-renard-open-to-return-after-corinne-diacre-sacking France captain Wendie Renard ready to return after Corinne Diacre’s sacking