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Louis Saha urges France to stick together

Former France striker Louis Saha insists Les Blues’ mentality will be key rather than individual skill at this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Didier Deschamps will head to France as one of the...

France boss Didier Deschamps defends Paul Pogba from boo-boys

France boss Didier Deschamps has defended midfielder Paul Pogba after he was jeered during the 3-1 friendly win over Italy in Nice. Manchester United midfielder Pogba was jeered by a section of home...

Didier Deschamps: Zinedine Zidane will coach France

France manager Didier Deschamps believes Zinedine Zidane is destined to take charge of the national side in the future. Zidane held a press conference on Thursday to announce that he is stepping down...

Samuel Umtiti confident of successful Raphael Varane partnership

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti is adamant he can form a strong defensive partnership with Real Madrid's Raphael Varane at the 2018 World Cup. Les Bleus head into the major event in Russia full of...

French standby offer declined by Adrien Rabiot

Paris St-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has declined to go on standby after being omitted from the French World Cup squad for Russia. The 23-year-old was one of 11 players named by Les Bleus boss...

Didier Deschamps: Dimitri Payet was a “serious candidate”

France head coach Didier Deschamps says Dimitri Payet was in with a great chance of making his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup before he picked up an injury on Wednesday night. Marseille...

Sensing advantage, Deschamps knows they can defeat Spanish outfit.

France coach Didier Deschamps claims his men will not be intimidated by Spain when they meet on Tuesday’s World Cup qualifying match. Their last meeting in 2012 ended in a 1-1 draw after Olivier Giroud...

Del Bosque was quick to admit that the French team can challenge them.

Vicente del Bosque believes that France have a real chance of challenging Spain ahead of their World Cup qualifying battle. The World Cup champions host Finland on Friday, while France and Georgia...