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PLAYER RATINGS | France 2-2 Iceland – how the French fared

We run the rule on a largely abject performances from France...

Paul Pogba explains that he “was never annoyed with journalists”

Speaking in an interview with the AFP, French international and Manchester United central midfielder Paul Pogba elaborated on his relationship with the press and how Didier Deschamps has aided him in this regard. “He gave me good advice to not block … Read more »

Mamadou Sakho on Kylian Mbappé: “His step-brother told me when he was 8 or 9 how good he was.”

Speaking in an interview with Le Parisien, Crystal Palace central defender Mamadou Sakho gave an incredible anecdote on Kylian Mbappé. “To see Kylian here reminded me of when I was with his step brother (Jirès Kembo) with the French U21s and even then … Read more »

Didier Deschamps explains Alexandre Lacazette omission

Speaking to reporters at this afternoon’s press conference, France boss Didier Deschamps was asked about Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette’s omission from the latest squad. “There is competition for each position. When the players who were at the World Cup are … Read more »

Didier Deschamps not concerned about supposed Pogba – Mourinho rift

Speaking to the media yesterday following the latest France squad announcement, manager Didier Deschamps was asked about Paul Pogba’s current situation with his club. “I am not at all worried and I am not José Mourinho. I do not want … Read more »

SQUAD | France U21s group to face Slovenia & Turkey revealed

France U21s boss Sylvain Ripoll has this afternoon announced his latest squad, who will compete against Slovenia (friendly) and Turkey (EURO 2019 qualifiers) during the next international break. Goalkeepers: Paul Bernardoni (Nîmes), Gautier Larsonneur (Brest), Maxence Prevot (Sochaux) Defenders: Kelvin Amian (Toulouse), … Read more »