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newsfootball2 days ago

Real Madrid confirm that Karim Benzema has tested positive for COVID-19

Real Madrid has revealed that star striker Karim Benzema has tested positive for Covid-19. The France international, who was on Euro 2020 duty with his country earlier in the summer, is being prevented from joining up with the Blancos squad and is being kept on the sidelines as a precaution.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Would love to have Paul Pogba at Paris Saint-Germain, claims Georginio Wijnaldum

With speculation about Paul Pogba’s future rising, Georginio Wijnaldum has confessed that he would love to see the French midfielder sign for Paris Saint-Germain in the near future. The 28-year-old is in his final year of his current contract at Manchester United and is reportedly keen on leaving.
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newsfootball15 days ago

Didier Deschamps will remain France coach and his will to continue is strong, asserts Noel Le Graet

French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet has confirmed that Didier Deschamps will remain in charge of France until after the 2022 World Cup. Les Bleus endured a disappointing Euro 2020 campaign with the 2018 World Cup champions knocked out in the round of 16 by Switzerland.
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newsfootball21 days ago

Paul Pogba had been player of the tournament until France went out, proclaims Wayne Rooney

England legend Wayne Rooney believes that Paul Pogba would have been the player of the tournament had France not been eliminated in the very first round of the knockout stages. Les Blues’ were eliminated in shocking circumstances after they lost a penalty shootout to Switzerland in the round of 16.
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newsfootballa month ago

No-one talks about 'you made this mistake', in a team effort, admits Didier Deschamps

Didier Deschamps has revealed that "no-one is really angry" with Kylian Mbappe following the penalty miss against Switzerland which knocked France out of the Euros. Les Bleus saw their European campaign ended by Switzerland, with a PSG superstar missing a decisive spot-kick in a shootout.
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newsfootballa month ago

Think it’s positive pressure on France as they are favourites to lift Euro 2020, admits Robert Pires

France legend Robert Pires believes that all the pressure surrounding Les Blues is positive pressure because of their favourite tag at the Euro 2020 with many expecting them to win. Didier Deschamps side have had an average tournament so far with two draws and a win in their group stages.
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newsfootballa month ago

Portugal can beat anyone but Bruno Fernandes needs to turn up, proclaims Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes that while Portugal have the ability to beat any team on the planet, they need to be playing with 11 players and that means Bruno Fernandes has to perform. The Manchester United star has struggled immensely at the Euro 2020 with him failing to make an impact so far.
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newsfootballa month ago

France have fairly incredible strike force but I have card to play as well, claims Olivier Giroud

In light of his dwindling minutes for France, Olivier Giroud has asserted that he still has a part to play for Les Blues despite their world class forward line because his skill-set is different. The Frenchman has struggled to play regularly over the last season with him used sparingly for Chelsea.
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newsfootballa month ago

France forward Ousmane Dembele ruled out of Euro 2020 with knee injury

France have confirmed that Ousmane Dembele has been ruled out of the remainder of Euro 2020 after he suffered an injury to his knee during their 1-1 draw against Hungary. The Barcelona forward was brought on as a substitute in Budapest but had to be replaced less than half an hour later.
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newsfootballa month ago

Would like to end my career in MLS after my Barcelona contract expires, admits Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann has once again admitted that he would like to go and play in the United States but only once his contract with Barcelona expires in three years time. The forward signed a deal until 2024 with the La Liga giants and has spoken about his love for America and the MLS in the past.
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