France Télévisions: It’s over for Djibril Cissé, replaced by a former French international


By: Manu Tournoux

To replace Djibril Cissé as commentary for Coupe de France matches, France Télévisions has appointed a former French international.

When a former French international succeeds another former French international… Appointed coach of the AJ Auxerre attackers at the start of the summer, Djibril Cissé will no longer be commenting on Coupe de France matches for France Télévisions. A position he has held since last season. To replace him, the group led by Delphine Ernotte decided to hand over the microphone to Loïc Rémy, who recently hung up his boots at the age of 36.

The former OL, OM and Losc striker will make his on-air debut alongside Fabien Lévêque next Saturday, January 7 (2:30 p.m.), during the 32nd final of the Coupe de France opposing Lens to Monaco.

“I want to bring my experience as a player”

“This is new to me. It’s a challenge and I’m keen to do well”confided Loïc Rémy, excited at the idea of ​​taking on this new challenge, and added: “I want to bring my experience as a player. What I could have done in this or that situation, while taking a step back and observing alongside Fabien Lévêque, who has been there for years. Then, we will see to add my personal touch. »

After a six-month stint with Brest, where he did not play a single match, Loïc Rémy announced on October 28 that he was putting an end to his career as a professional footballer. He will have worn the blue jersey 30 times for 7 goals, but also crowned champion of France with OL in 2007 and champion of England with Chelsea in 2015.

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