Sofiane Boufal chooses Morocco

According to L’Équipe, Lille attacking midfielder Sofiane Boufal has elected to play for Morocco at international level.

The French newspaper believes that recently appointed manager Hervé Renard has managed to convince Boufal to play for Morocco instead of for France.

Renard has now formally called the player up and, while there has been no official confirmation from the player himself, sources in Morocco are very confident that Boufal will accept the call up.

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