Benzema has not been picked by Deschamps since October 2015 after being embroiled in a sex-tape blackmail scandal. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, File)
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A day after Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema demanded talks with the France coach over his ongoing international exile, Didier Deschamps flatly refused to discuss the matter.The 29-year-old Benzema has not been picked by Deschamps since October 2015 after being embroiled in a sex-tape blackmail scandal which is likely to go to court later this year and which involves Benzema's former France teammate Mathieu Valbuena.The scandal cost the forward a place in France's Euro 2016 squad, and with the 2018 World Cup swinging into view Benzema wants a recall, as he continues to insist upon his innocence. Benzema said he last spoke to Deschamps toward the end of last season.
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