Rabiot no closer to French team

PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot is still a long way off being handed a France recall, according to French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet.
Rabiot has been in international exile since just before the World Cup when he did not make the 23-man squad, which ultimately won the tournamen read more...

Deschamps – Martial back to his best

France coach Didier Deschamps feels Anthony Martial is back to his best and has tipped him to have a big future on the international stage.
Manchester United ace Martial endured a difficult 2017-18 season under Jose Mourinho and that led to him being omitted from France's 23-man squad for la read more...

Deschamps denies Laporte selection snub claim

France coach Didier Deschamps says there is no truth to Aymeric Laporte's claim that he isn't being selected due to personal reasons.
The central defender has gone from strength to strength in his career since leaving Athletic Bilbao for Manchester City but has not received the recognition o read more...

Dembele’s attitude fine for France – Tolisso

Bayern Munich midfielder Corentin Tolisso claims Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele does not show any indiscipline while playing for France.
Dembele's attitude since his switch Barca has been questioned after it emerged he had turned up late for training on a few occasions. There have been other of read more...

City star says France omissions ‘personal’

Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte believes his failure to secure a place in the France side is down to

personal reasons
The centre-half featured at various youth levels for France and made 19 appearances for the Under-21s, but is yet to make his debut for the read more...

Varane backs Les Bleues for success

Raphael Varane believes France's women can emulate their male counterparts by winning next summer's World Cup.
Varane played a key role in helping Didier Deschamps' side claim their second global title in Russia, bouncing back from losing out in the final of Euro 2016 on home soil. The 25-ye read more...

Henry backs compatriot for Ballon d’Or

Monaco boss Thierry Henry believes a French player should be awarded the Ballon d'Or after their exploits at the World Cup.
Les Bleus lifted the World Cup for just the second time in their history over the summer, with the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Raphael Varane all putt read more...

Matuidi plans 2020 retirement

France midfielder Blaise Matuidi says he will retire from international football after Euro 2020.
The Juventus star has won 72 caps for his country since making his debut in 2010 and played an integral role as Les Bleus won this summer's World Cup in Russia. Matuidi featured in all seven mat read more...

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...