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Didier Deschamps on Houssem Aouar snub: “Fékir offers me guarantees.”

Speaking at a press conference on Thursday following the announcement of his latest France squad, Didier Deschamps explained why Lyon attacking midfielder Houssem Aouar was not selected this time around.

“Today, there are other players with a similar profile who give me more guarantees. He came with us, and we saw certain things. Nabil Fékir gives more guarantees.”

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