Morocco: Walid Regragui already warns Brahim Diaz

New player for the Atlas Lions, Brahim Diaz will make his debut with Morocco this Friday in Agadir against Angola, in a friendly. But already, coach Walid Regragui wants to warn the Real Madrid striker.

Finally the big day for Brahim Diaz. The Moroccan neo-international will make his debut with the Atlas Lions. The Cherifian team faces Angola this Friday in Agadir, in a friendly match. A meeting counting towards the international break in March. Expected by an entire population, the Real Madrid striker could be lined up from the start, unless Walid Regragui decides to launch his player during the game.

At a pre-match press conference on Thursday, the technician also mentioned the case of his player. And the former right-back wanted to warn the Merengue. “ It won't be easy for him tomorrow (this Friday, editor's note), you'll have to be patient. He needs to get used to it, get his bearings“, he declared in comments relayed by Afrik-Foot.

“We are happy to have a player of this level

Walid Regragui also revealed behind the scenes of Diaz's arrival within the Atlas Lions. “We are happy to have a player of this level. We worked for a year and a half on the Diaz case. It wasn't easy and the timing worked in our favor. I had Brahim's word and agreement when he was at AC Milan, he had to return to Réal Madrid to ensure his arrival! He's a great player, we're happy“, rejoiced the coach.

“We must congratulate him because he chose Morocco when Spain called him. He did not come after the World Cup, but after CAN 2023 and after a competition that we missed“added the technician. Now it’s up to Brahim Diaz to prove himself.