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Paul Pogba reacts to his effort being saved during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Surgeon: 'Paul Pogba may require an operation on hamstring'
Finnish surgeon Sakari Orava reveals that a decision will be made next week as to whether to operate on injured Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.
Sep 24, 09:22
Paul Pogba reacts to his effort being saved during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Injured Manchester United ace Paul Pogba: "All will be fine"
Paul Pogba takes to social media to assure supporters that "all will be fine" after limping off the field during Manchester United's victory over Basel on Tuesday night.
Sep 14, 12:23
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
France's Antoine Griezmann heaps praise on Luxembourg
France forward Antoine Griezmann says that "11 warriors" helped Luxembourg gain a goalless draw in the World Cup qualifier between the two nations.
Sep 5, 13:12
France's forward Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring the 1-0 during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
France striker Olivier Giroud 'frustrated' after shock home draw
France striker Olivier Giroud opens up on the 'frustration' of failing to overcome minnows Luxembourg, leaving Les Bleus with work to do if they are to reach Russia 2018.
Sep 4, 14:18
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
France boss Didier Deschamps 'confirms Kylian Mbappe is leaving AS Monaco'
France boss Didier Deschamps effectively confirms that Kylian Mbappe is leaving Monaco to join Paris Saint-Germain.
Aug 28, 19:46
Moussa Sissoko in action for Tottenham Hotspur on September 17, 2016
Hugo Lloris: 'Moussa Sissoko must play more next season'
Hugo Lloris believes that Tottenham Hotspur and France teammate Moussa Sissoko "needs to play more next season".
Jul 26, 11:35
Hugo Lloris of France acknowledges the fans after defeating Honduras 3-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014
Hugo Lloris "proud" of France performance against England
France captain Hugo Lloris says that he is "proud" of his side's performance during their 3-2 win over England, but insists that there are still improvements to make.
Jun 15, 19:41
Manchester United's Paul Pogba reacts after a missed opportunity against Celta Vigo on May 11, 2017
Hugo Lloris: 'Paul Pogba had point to prove'
France captain Hugo Lloris believes that Manchester United's Paul Pogba felt like he had a point to prove during the recent international friendly against England.
Jun 15, 19:07
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Gareth Southgate: 'No magic wand to improve England'
England manager Gareth Southgate admits that his side must improve following their 3-2 defeat to France, but insists that there is no quick fix.
Jun 15, 15:37
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane backed for France job
The president of the French Football Federation Noel Le Graet backs Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane to eventually manage France.
Jun 14, 21:30
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante in action against Watford during the Premier League match on May 15, 2017
N'Golo Kante: 'Kylian Mbappe is a very good player'
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante says that France teammate Kylian Mbappe "is going to have a good future" in the game.
Jun 14, 14:20
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand: 'France peppering England'
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand says that France have 'peppered' the Three Lions during Tuesday's friendly in Paris.
Jun 13, 21:52
France's defender Raphael Varane runs with the ball during a Group E football match between France and Honduras at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Raphael Varane dismissed after VAR judgement
The use of a Video Assistant Referee sees France centre-back Raphael Varane pick up a straight red card in Tuesday's international friendly with England.
Jun 13, 21:30
Dele Alli misses the chance to nab the winner during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
Gerard Houllier: 'Dele Alli can be England's Zinedine Zidane'
Former France boss Gerard Houllier believes that Dele Alli can have a similar impact at international level to the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Jun 13, 17:37
Hugo Lloris of France acknowledges the fans after defeating Honduras 3-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014
Raphael Varane, Didier Deschamps back Hugo Lloris after howler
Didier Deschamps reveals that Hugo Lloris will start against England in Tuesday night's friendly, four days on from a costly howler in the defeat to Sweden.
Jun 12, 21:17
France's forward Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring the 1-0 during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Olivier Giroud tired of "tedious" criticism by France fans
Olivier Giroud claims that France fans who consistently criticise his displays on Les Bleus duty are "a bit tedious".
Jun 12, 17:47
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain speaks to the media on September 2, 2015
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain expecting "tough" France test
England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is expecting a "tough" test against France - a team he believes is one of the best in world football.
Jun 12, 14:53
Harry Kane in action during an England training session on March 22, 2016
Harry Kane to retain England captaincy for France game
England manager Gareth Southgate confirms that Harry Kane will once again captain the team during Tuesday's international friendly with France in Paris.
Jun 12, 13:40
Joe Hart in action during England training on October 4, 2016
Joe Hart to be left out of England side to face France
England manager Gareth Southgate confirms that Tom Heaton will start in goal for Tuesday's friendly with France, while Jack Butland will come on at half time.
Jun 12, 13:31
Generic image of a locker room
Report: Prime Minister Theresa May to attend France, England friendly
Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to attend the friendly between France and England following talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, according to reports.
Jun 12, 11:13
Hugo Lloris of France acknowledges the fans after defeating Honduras 3-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014
Didier Deschamps: 'Hugo Lloris accepts blame for howler'
France manager Didier Deschamps says that skipper Hugo Lloris 'knows he cost his side' due to his late error in the 2-1 defeat to Sweden in Stockholm.
Jun 10, 14:17
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Kylian Mbappe ruled out of France friendly due to 'thigh problem'
France boss Didier Deschamps says that AS Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe will miss Friday's international friendly with Paraguay due to a thigh problem.
Jun 1, 21:58
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Kylian Mbappe: 'The advice of Didier Deschamps counts'
AS Monaco attacker Kylian Mbappe suggests that France boss Didier Deschamps could play a role in his future as speculation surrounding the teenager gathers pace.
May 30, 22:23
Hugo Lloris of France acknowledges the fans after defeating Honduras 3-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014
Hugo Lloris impressed by 'mature' teammate Kylian Mbappe
France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris insists that teenage talent Kylian Mbappe "has all the qualities to make a great career", as he prepares to make his international bow.
Mar 25, 12:47
France's forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring a goal during the friendly football match between France and Jamaica at the Pierre Mauroy stadium, on June 08, 2014
Karim Benzema questions prolonged snub from France national side
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema says that he needs answers from France boss Didier Deschamps over why he continues to be left out of the squad.
Mar 24, 17:11
N'Golo Kante in action during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Frank Leboeuf: 'N'Golo Kante is not a leader'
Frank Leboeuf describes N'Golo Kante as "the engine but not the driver", claiming that the Chelsea midfielder lacks leadership abilities but makes up for it elsewhere.
Mar 24, 11:38
A general view of Old Trafford is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Manchester United youngster in demand on international stage?
Young Manchester United and England defender Joshua Bohui could switch international allegiance to France or Ivory Coast, according to a report.
Mar 23, 12:06
Raymond Kopa representing France on October 09, 1955.
France and Real Madrid legend Raymond Kopa dies, aged 85
Raymond Kopa, a former Real Madrid attacking midfielder who became the first French player to win the Ballon d'Or, dies at the age of 85.
Mar 3, 13:08
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele shoots during his side's 7-0 defeat to Barcelona in a Champions League match at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante praises Celtic forward Moussa Dembele
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante says that Celtic striker Moussa Dembele would be deserving of an international call-up for France.
Feb 27, 13:14
Djibril Cisse celebrates scoring a late equaliser for Liverpool against Birmingham City in 2005.
Former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse retires to become a DJ
Former Liverpool striker and France international Djibril Cisse retires from football in order to become a DJ.
Feb 7, 13:25
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann up for inaugural FIFA award
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann are named as the three contenders for The Best FIFA Men's Player Award at Monday's inaugural ceremony.
Jan 8, 20:13
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Paul Pogba delighted with Antoine Griezmann progress
Paul Pogba says that he is delighted with seeing France teammate Antoine Griezmann establish himself as one of the leading strikers in world football.
Jan 6, 15:28
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Didier Deschamps doubts Paul Pogba Ballon d'Or chances
France manager Didier Deschamps suggests that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will struggle to win the Ballon d'Or during his career as he is not attacking enough.
Dec 6, 16:04
France's forward Karim Benzema after an own goal during a Group E football match between France and Honduras at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
France boss Didier Deschamps hints at Karim Benzema return
Didier Deschamps says that Karim Benzema's 'situation may change' by the time the next international break arrives, having been overlooked by France for the past year.
Nov 22, 12:15
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Didier Deschamps: Antoine Griezmann 'not irreplaceable' for France
Didier Deschamps claims that France can cope without Antoine Griezmann, but admits that the Atletico Madrid striker is "an important and decisive player" for Les Bleus.
Nov 14, 22:05
An earnest Antoine Griezmann speaks at a France press conference on March 22, 2016
Atletico Madrid confirm Antoine Griezmann's foot not broken
Antoine Griezmann did not sustain a broken foot during France's 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over Sweden, Atletico Madrid confirm.
Nov 14, 11:33



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