Nabil Bentaleb: “I will try to regain my place”
Nabil Bentaleb has returned to Algeria after being absent from the selection against Benin on October 16, 2018. (victory by 1:0). Four years since his last game, much has happened with the “Fennecs”. A CAN was won in 2019, and an early elimination at CAN 20,21, the GreensStart from scratch. But always with Djamel Bemadi, national coach. Nabil Bentaleb will bring all of his experience to this new venture. “I will try to regain my place”Angevin proclaims: He knows that he will have a battle to seduce the coach of 2019 African champions. Bentaleb is certain that nothing is fixed, but he knows that whoever comes to (re-)discover the selection, it will not be easy. “It’s a second child for me. I was away for a while and in football, you have to prove everything every day. Now that I’m back, I have set myself the goal to be present at the next camp.Underlines the ex-Schalke 04 player. An exit was made Wednesday on the official website of the Algerian Federation.
“I was waiting for the list like everyone else”
Bentaleb is still young and he is back in France in Ligue 1 to relaunch the career. At 27 years old, he is considered mature in top-level football. Bentaleb, despite his long absence, was still waiting for his call-up to Algeria’s friendly matches against Guinea (September 23rd) and Nigeria (September 27th). “To be honest, I was just waiting for the list as everyone else. It was a pleasant surprise that I was summoned again. But it’s a continuation of my hard work. I am seeing the fruits of what I have worked hard for. After a long desert crossing, everything is back to normal,” He unfolds the Angevin captain. He pursues: “There is a very good atmosphere. We feel the need to unite and rebuild a group of people who want to achieve great things. We know we can succeed, but it takes hard work.“.
Now, it’s up to Bentaleb that they follow the rules. Belmadi. He has a serious behavioral issue that has even hindered his career. But his talent is undisputed.
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