Philippe Clement calmed things down regarding the anger shown by Wissam Ben Yedder during Nice Monaco. The technician defended the attacker and denied any problems facing the press.
Wissam Ben Yedder did not start Sunday’s match against Nice (1-0). Philippe Clement sent the player to warm up in the second half, but did not bring him into play. This had the effect of upsetting the player who tossed his shirt to the bench before joining the changing room. He finally came back after a few minutes.
When asked about the topic at a press conference, Philippe Clement calmed things down: “Staff told me he went to the toilet”Justifies the technician who believes in his existence ” Not a problem “. His players have been more vocal, with Axel Desasi and Malang Sarr in turns confirming that the striker showed his frustration at not participating.
74 goals in 130 games with ASM
Wissam Ben Yedder, 32, signed with Monaco for €40 million in 2019. Monaco has since scored 74 goals and provided 25 assists in 130 appearances in all competitions. The player proved particularly effective last season, scoring 32 goals in 52 matches, against 7 assists. But his stats are disappointing, at the start of the year. The Sarcelles national scored only once in 6 entries, in all competitions.
Philippe Clement has already announced that Wissam Ben Yedder will start against Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League on Thursday. In today’s edition, the team He tells the discussion that took place between the player and Didier Deschamps on the sidelines of the opening of the Monaco training center. We do not know what its content was, but the player still hopes to win his place in the French national team with the aim of participating in the World Cup next December…