Blanc contract will expire after Euro 2012. He likely will not extend or be extended. Frequently reported, the relationship with the French Football Federation (FFF) is not good, especially with the president, Noel La Graet.
So, do not explain whether the statement was to satirize or as an expression of annoyance to the FFF, or indeed the target.
"Seventeen is not after the disaster in South Africa, some people believe that if we did not make the semifinals (Euro 2012), then we will fail. I do not agree. Our target is to win a game. We are in the process of formation," Blanc told the newspaper Le Monde.
According to him, the opportunity to win Euro 2012 France was not too big. Therefore, the team still has not been established.
"If we had a chance to win, of course we will do it. Realistic target is a French football in Euro 2016. We still have time to prepare and there will be between two Euro kohensi this. Only after that, you can sue 'Les Bleus' for Euro champions, "he said.