Laurent Blanc "completely focused" on Euros

Laurent Blanc
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Laurent Blanc insists that his sole focus is on France's upcoming Euro 2012 campaign.

France coach Laurent Blanc has insisted that he is "completely focused" on the upcoming European Championships.

The 46-year-old's current contract with the French Football Association is due to expire at the conclusion of the tournament.

Despite being flattered by links to jobs in club football, the former defender has revealed that his current sole focus is France's upcoming campaign.

"It is always gratifying to be appreciated by the big clubs," he told Le Parisien. "My goal is the Euros. I am completely focused on this competition.

"But this I say, not to put pressure but because I often hear it said that it's the owner who decides whether or not to extend the contract of a player or a coach. I agree but we often forget that the employee can also decide."

Blanc took charge of the national team in 2010.

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