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SQUAD | Didier Deschamps picks players for EURO 2020 qualifiers vs. Moldova & Iceland

Didier Deschamps earlier this afternoon made his 1st French national team squad announcement in 2019 for a pair of matches against Iceland & Moldova in their opening EURO 2020 qualifiers. Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Alphonse Areola (PSG) … Read more »

SQUAD | France U21s to face Germany & Denmark in upcoming friendlies

France U21s coach Sylvain Ripoll this afternoon announced his squad to face Germany and Denmark in pre-EURO 2019 friendly encounters at the end of this month. Goalkeepers: Paul Bernardoni (Nîmes), Rémy Descamps (Clermont), Gautier Larsonneur (Brest) Defenders: Sofiane Alakouch (Nîmes), Kelvin … Read more »

Who Didier Deschamps is expected to call-up for his 1st French squad of 2019

Didier Deschamps will announce his first French national team squad of 2019 later today to face Iceland and Moldova in the World Cup winners’ 1st pair of qualifiers for Euro 2020. Here is who his selection will likely include. L’Équipe believe … Read more »

Karim Benzema on the French national team: “There is a new generation, new young players.”

Speaking to Téléfoot earlier this week after beating Ajax 2-1 in Amsterdam with Real Madrid, French attacker Karim Benzema discussed Cristiano Ronaldo and the French national team. On Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure: Each game for me is a new fight, a new … Read more »

Official | Bayern Munich confirm the signing of Benjamin Pavard

German giants Bayern Munich have this morning confirmed the signing of French international defender Benjamin Pavard, to go through on July 1st, from VfB Stuttgart. The 22-year-old will join on a 5-year contract for a reported fee of €35m. Bayern … Read more »

Paul Pogba on 2018: “I was thinking a lot about my father. I brought the cup back for him.”

Speaking in an interview with Téléfoot last Sunday, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba looked back on 2018. On his favourite football memory of 2018: I don’t have to think very hard. Obviously it was the World Cup, which we brought home. … Read more »