Far from the media spotlight since the crowning of the Algerian team in 2019, the Algerian international, Mehdi Zeffane, spoke about his two recent experiences in Russia and Turkey, among others, and winked to the Algerian coach, Djamel Belmadi, by the way.
In an interview with the French media, Foot Mercato, the native of Lyon returned to the elimination of the Fennecs from the qualifying phase for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, “It was a complicated start to the year. I was sad like all Algerians. We took a big slap between the CAN and the non-qualification for the World Cup. A lot of things have been said since the beginning of the year. he said.
The right side, free of any contact since his misadventure in Turkey, indicated the path to take for these teammates in the Algerian selection, “Now we just have to round our backs, do the work and come back to the front of the stage. as quickly as possible. That’s all we have to do, ”he adds to the Foot Mercato microphone. Mehdi Zeffane has set himself a new goal for this summer: to return to the Algerian team.
A return that goes through a path that the 2019 African champion side seems to know well, “I am not closed to a return to France. I did most of my career in France. I am even open to a return to France. There are a few contacts. It’s still early, because some clubs are not yet completely set on their future. But there are some handshakes, yes. he confides to FM.
The path of Sidi Moussa
Despite 19 games played with the Greens, Mehdi Zeffane has failed to establish himself in the starting 11 of the current coach, Djamel Belmadi. But the former French champion with Stade Rennais does not despair and is aiming for a return to Belmadi’s plans, “I know that coach Djamel, with whom I am often in contact, watches everything that happens for the players. that he has already selected. I know it’s important for him to have players in competitive championships, it will also have an impact on my choice this summer, that’s for sure. he explains.
Free agent for the end of the current season, Mehdi Zeffane should find a team that lives up to his hopes of winning a place in the ranks of the Algerian team to be able, thereafter, to compete with his occupying teammates. the same position in the field.