Renard, tipped to join Les Bleues, leaves his post as coach of Saudi Arabia

Hervé Renard, now ex-coach of the Saudi Arabian team during a press conference, November 21, 2022.

Hervé Renard, tipped to take over the French women’s team, has resigned as coach of Saudi Arabia and is “determined to return to France to lead a national team there”, a source told AFP on Tuesday. internal to the Saudi Federation. “The match against Bolivia tonight is his last as a Saudi coach,” added this source, adding that the Saudi federation had “accepted” his resignation. Four months before the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, Hervé Renard should take over from Corinne Deacon, who landed on March 9 against a background of internal revolt. The French Football Federation is expected to announce an official decision this week.