The 22-year-old isn’t able to observe the identical path as his elder brother who ditched France to play for Senegal final month
Southampton midfielder Ibrahima Diallo isn’t pondering of switching his worldwide allegiance in the mean time as he seems to search out his approach via France nationwide crew.
Diallo, born in France, is of Senegalese descent and his elder brother Abdou Diallo who performs for Paris Saint-Germain just lately pledged his worldwide allegiance to the West African nation after enjoying throughout the French youth groups.
Abdou made his Senegal debut throughout 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in opposition to Congo on March 26 which led to a goalless draw.
Ibrahima, on his half, has additionally performed for France U18, U19, U19, U20 and U21 groups, and he is able to combat for his place in Didier Deschamps’ crew.
“For the second I’m a part of the French under-21 crew and, for the minute, that’s the one factor in my head,” Diallo instructed Daily Echo.
“Taking part in for one more nationwide crew is a private alternative.
“Personally, I’ve been via all of the totally different age teams within the French nationwide system – there may be huge competitors for locations and that’s all I’m concentrating on in the mean time.”
Diallo moved to the Premier League from Ligue 1 membership Brest final October and he has made 18 appearances to this point in all competitions.
With Southampton within the FA Cup semi-final and 10 factors away from the relegation zone, the previous Monaco midfielder said that he’s having a very good debut marketing campaign in England.
“I’ve actually loved the season. I have to stress it’s not completed but so we should keep concentrated however up till now I’ve actually loved it,” the 22-year-old continued.
“The method has gone very effectively. The supervisor welcomed me into the membership very effectively and he defined clearly what he wished from me on the pitch.
“I requested him plenty of questions. There’s most likely not sufficient time to undergo all of them! However they had been largely about his sport.
“I wished to know what he wished from a participant and I wished to know if, what he had in thoughts was what I had in thoughts, by way of type of play but additionally my development as a participant – as a result of it was an essential determination for me, an essential step in my profession.
“Progressively, because the video games have passed by, I really feel like I’ve tailored myself effectively.”