Menez delighted to be back in France squad

The former Roma winger was excluded from the international fold due to his conduct at Euro 2012, but is pleased with his nation's start to its 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.
Jeremy Menez has spoken of his pleasure at being a part of France's perfect start to World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign and insists he and his Paris Saint-Germain teammates are ready for the next stage of their Ligue 1 title tilt.

The 25-year-old winger started Les Bleus' 1-0 win over Finland on Friday and was then introduced as a late substitute in the 3-1 victory over Belarus in Paris.

The former Monaco man was recalled to the squad by Didier Deschamps after the one-match suspension that was imposed on him by the French Football Federation after his behavior at Euro 2012, and he was delighted to be back among the international fold.

"Personally, it is positive to start a match and then play three minutes on Tuesday," he told France Football. "For the team it's good to take six points. Beyond that, they were two good matches with a good mindset. This is what everyone expected and wanted to find."

PSG haa now begun preparing for its match against Tolouse on Friday as the club looks to build on its first win of the season over Lille, and Menez believes that the break will have done his side some good.

"We must improve to beat Tolouse after the Lille match," he explained. "If the mindset is the same then we have the means to win. There isn't much room for error and we want to win Ligue 1 and go far in the Champions League."

He also hopes Zlatan Ibrahimovic can add to the four goals he has scored since his move from AC Milan, despite the extra attention he receives from opposition defenders.

"If they want to put two or three men on Zlatan then there will be spaces for others. Even with two or three players around he is able to make a difference with his vision of the game."

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