Jérémy Mathieu in a training with the Sporting of Portugal


The Portuguese press ceba with Jérémy Mathieu

Published:16/07/2017 - 16:55h

Updated:16/07/2017 - 16:52h

Although it seems to have adapted enough well in the changing room and would have convinced to his trainer, Mathieu does not finish to like between the journalists that follow the actuality of the Sporting of Portugal. The failures in the last friendly, the reason

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Jérémy Mathieu carries some weeks to proof in the Sporting of Portugal, the team that more interest had showed in the French. Because neither Turkey neither France finish to convince to the ex Barcelona, that left to explain for the directive culé just after that night in Turín. In fact, that day was his last party with the Barça.

And the first days of Mathieu in the Sporting were convincentes, showing a good physical state and adapting to the style of the technician Jorge Jesús. So much that in his first party dazzled by his exit of balloon, speed and aerial game

But this Saturday, in the friendly of the Sporting against the Basilea, Mathieu had a bad performance and the Portuguese team fell 3-2 against the combined Swiss. And the means of Portugal have not doubted in signalling to a culprit of the result.  

You criticise them to Mathieu are rotundas: "Of all the reinforcements that were used, the French was the one who worse interpreted the ideas of games of Jorge Jesús", informs the Portuguese newspaper 'Record'. "Slow in the anticipations and without positional criterion. It was easy prey for Steffen, whenever the Swiss put a speed more", adds in some affirmations of which does echo 'MD'.

The World-wide, almost impossible

Mathieu looked for a team to play a lot of minutes and try have some option to contest the World-wide 2018. But to convince to Deschamps would have to sign an incredible campaign, something little likely to day of today. With Umtiti and Varane, among others, France has players with more level. 

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