I trust players who answered on the field, I incorporated young players because I consider that they have great potential.
Translation: "Slander is the weapon of the powerless!"
As well as calling him a liar, Benzema also explained that his name had been dragged through the mud thanks to Valbuena. Valbuena was responding to comments made by Benzema in French sports daily L'Equipe's online edition the day before.
And Valbuena does not appear ready to heed Benzema's demands. "This is distressing! The truth is justice which will restore it".
France take on Paraguay in a home friendly on June 2, Sweden away in a crucial World Cup qualifier on June 9 and England in Paris in a June 13 friendly.
"Others say I can be called up, not him". "He's got to stop this nonsense."He's really got to stop making things up". His continued lying is driving me mad. "All he had to say was the truth about what really happened". The evidence trail police picked up on directly led them to Benzema, the most damning bits being the phone transcripts between Benzema and one of the blackmailers who is also his best friend.
Benzema is facing charges relating to an extortion scam over a sex tape featuring France teammate Mathieu Valbuena.
Benzema and former global team-mate Valbuena exchanged barbs this week and Benzema also "liked" an Instagram photo ridiculing Deschamps and striker Olivier Giroud. Former French President Francois Hollande was also quoted as saying in a book previous year that Benzema was not an example of morality.
However, Benzema said he was being left out for non-sporting reasons. "When your name is quoted by the prime minister (Valls), then by the French president (Hollande), it gets hard".
Didier Deschamps has branded Karim Benzema "pathetic" after the Real Madrid striker "liked" an Instagram picture which mocked the France coach and Olivier Giroud. I always make decisions for the good of the French national team.
As the scandal lingers on, Benzema, who's made no secret of his desire to return to national side, has expressed his frustration with the 32-year-old Lyon winger, Goal writes. "If it's for another reason, then he should tell it to my face, and I will be done with him".
"I asked the coach for an explanation".