Young perplexed by Martial’s international absence

Manchester United's Ashley Young is confused at team-mate Anthony Martial's continued omission from France's national team.
Martial endured a difficult 2017/18 campaign, scoring just nine goals from 30 Premier League games, and he was left out of Les Bleus' World Cup-winning squad for the ma read more...

Deschamps fires back at Koscielny

France boss Didier Deschamps has rejected Laurent Koscielny's claim he was

forgotten about
when missing the World Cup through injury.
The Arsenal defender was not involved in France's triumphant summer in Russia as he was on the sidelines with an Achilles injury and read more...

Giroud talks up France’s chances

France striker Olivier Giroud is confident France can follow up their World Cup success by winning the European Championships in 2020.
France achieved the same feat two decades ago and confidence is high amongst the French camp after their success this summer. Giroud played a big part as he read more...

Lloris leaps to Pogba’s defence

Hugo Lloris has jumped to the defence of France team-mate Paul Pogba by highlighting the role he played in their World Cup success.
Tottenham goalkeeper Lloris and Manchester United midfielder Pogba were part of the France team that secured glory in Russia this summer, but Pogba has come und read more...

Deschamps hails Pogba for World Cup leadership

France coach Didier Deschamps feels Paul Pogba was a role model for the younger team members during their World Cup triumph.
Pogba was one of Les Bleus' star players during the Russia showpiece, rising from a mediocre domestic season with Manchester United to stamp his authority on the great read more...

Pogba deserves individual accolade – Deschamps

France boss Didier Deschamps believes midfielder Paul Pogba has done enough to win the Ballon d'Or this year.
The Manchester United midfielder played a key role in helping Les Bleus to win their first World Cup since lifting the famous trophy on home soil in 1998. His performances in Russia read more...

Pogba reveals pep talk details

Paul Pogba has revealed he told his France team-mates to grasp their chance of glory in a speech ahead of the World Cup final.
The 25-year-old was one of the stars for Les Bleus as they beat Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in Moscow to claim the sport's biggest prize for the second time. Criticised a read more...

Deschamps revels in global glory

Didier Deschamps praised France's performance after his side beat Croatia 4-2 in Sunday's World Cup final at the Luzhniki Stadium.
Mario Manduzkic's own-goal gave France the lead on the 18th minute before Ivan Perisic crashed home an equaliser after France failed to clear the ball from insid read more...

Giroud admits to extra motivation

Olivier Giroud admits the number of Premier League-based players on show will add further significance to France's semi-final with Belgium.
The pair meet in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday for the chance to play either England or Croatia in Sunday's World Cup final. Les Bleus have been sluggish read more...