Les Bleus

Lucas Hernandez: “I wanted to take myself out of my comfort zone.”

Speaking in an extended interview with France Football this week, French international and Bayern Munich left-sided defender Lucas Hernandez reflected on his decision to move to the Bavarian side. On life in Germany: It’s fine, but it is very different. I … Read more »

Didier Deschamps’ son: “My mother told him to let me win at table football & he said no.”

Speaking as part of the Didier face à Deschamps documentary, France manager Didier Deschamps’ son Dylan tells a story relating to his growing up and playing table football. “My mother often tells me that when I was younger she would tell … Read more »

Raphaël Varane on Didier Deschamps: “You can miss a pass, play badly, but play in a relaxed way, he cannot stand that.”

Speaking as part of the Didier face à Deschamps documentary on TF1, France central defender Raphaël Varane elaborated on manager Didier Deschamps’ pet hate. “When you put on the French national team shirt we know that on the pitch, we have to … Read more »

PLAYER RATINGS | Iceland 0-1 France – How the French fared

We take a look at how Les Bleus prevailed in a must-win encounter in Group H, beating Iceland 1-0 courtesy of an Olivier Giroud penalty in Reykjavik. Steve Mandanda – 7 The Marseille shot-stopper, who is currently the most in-form French … Read more »

Kylian Mbappé pulls out of France squad, in comes Alassane Pléa (Gladbach)

The FFF have this evening announced the withdrawal of attacker Kylian Mbappé from the French national squad owing to ongoing injury troubles. He is replaced by Bundesliga side Gladbach’s striker Alassane Pléa. PSG had formally written to L’Équipe de France … Read more »

Léo Dubois withdraws from France squad, replaced by Djibril Sidibé (Everton)

25-year-old right-back Léo Dubois has had to withdraw from the latest French national team squad after suffering a leg injury in last night’s Rhône-Alpes derby between Lyon and St Étienne. He will be replaced by Djibril Sidibé of Everton, despite … Read more »