Presnel Kimpembe launches defence of his performance: “So long as my mum doesn’t think I’ve changed…”

Speaking on Téléfoot this morning, PSG central defender and French international Presnel Kimpembe mounted an impassioned defence of his recent performances, which pundits have been highly critical of. “Doubt myself? No, I am someone who is very confident, even since I was young, I … Read more »

Olivier Giroud: “I am going to fight and for the moment, there is no need to think about leaving.”

Speaking to Téléfoot this morning, Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud discussed his competition for places at the London club. “I came back late from the World Cup. Morata played. In the national team in September, with this goal against the Netherlands, that did … Read more »

Dmitry Rybolovlev – who really is the AS Monaco owner?

This is a translation from an article by French outlet Mediapart regarding AS Monaco owner Dmitry Rybolovlev. Football News takes no responsibility for the authenticity of the content. This man has ways in with Vladimir Putin, and has also bought … Read more »

Nantes are trying to rid of Matt Miazga

The well-connected Mohamed Toubache-TER reports tonight that FC Nantes are continuing in their efforts to terminate American defender Matt Miazga’s loan spell from Chelsea early. The player’s agent has met with Nantes President Waldemar Kita twice, during which the Ligue 1 … Read more »

Antoine Griezmann: “We had a lot of important players missing & you could see that.”

Speaking to reporters following France’s 2-0 loss to the Netherlands, Antoine Griezmann unintentionally fired shots at some team-mates. “People who don’t have desire for the French national team, they don’t come. I don’t think it was that. It was not … Read more »

Olivier Giroud: “We have no excuses.”

Speaking to the mixed zone following France’s 2-0 loss to the Netherlands last night, Olivier Giroud accepted that his side’s performance was inexcusable. “We knew the quality that the Netherlands had, even more after their recent victory over Germany. We … Read more »