France

Monday, June 9, 2014

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The Blancos assistant says he has no plans to leave the Spanish giants at present, after being linked with moves to Bordeaux and Monaco in 2013-14

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Les Bleus demolished the Reggae Boyz 8-0 Sunday and the Juventus midfielder and his teammates used the Jamaican athlete's iconic pose in celebration.

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The France manager believes the manner of his team's victory in Lille was the perfect way to prepare for the World Cup.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

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The Bleus boss has revealed that the full back was only taken off as a precautionary measure against Jamaica as he was experiencing a "little discomfort" while running

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A resurgent Karim Benzema led the charge for Les Bleus, firing home two goals, as Didier Deschamps' side romped to victory in a near-perfect performance ahead of the World Cup.

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Blaise Matiuidi and, more significantly, Antoine Griezmann also struck twice as the hosts made light of the loss of Franck Ribery to a back injury.

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The France international is just 21, but the Azzurri coach says that the Juventus ace is unmatched because of his versatility and exceptional physical and technical attributes.

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The Italy international still has four years to run on his current contract with the Biancocelesti but he says the French champions would be "a great option" for him

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With the 2014 finals just around the corner, Goal is running a series looking at every major nation and arguing the case for each winning the cup. Here we assess France.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

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The defender only signed for Paris Saint-Germain less than 11 months ago but looks set to leave for Camp Nou, while Dani Alves could move in the opposite direction

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An injury to Les Bleus' star man has hampered their World Cup chances, though there are few tears being shed for the excluded Manchester City player

Friday, June 6, 2014

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The trainer joins the principality club after a successful season with Sporting Lisbon, which he led to second in the Primeira Liga.

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The Brazilian center back has joined the Italian giant after two seasons in the French capital, agreeing a two-year deal at San Siro.

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With the competition already rocked by a number of high-profile withdrawals, the Bayern Munich man became the greatest star to pull out, hitting his national side hard.

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France has called up Remy Cabella and Morgan Schneiderlin to replace the Ballon d'Or nominee and Clement Grenier, who have both suffered injury setbacks.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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The PSG star has mentioned his interest in moving to North America before, and says his friend Thierry Henry has given him plenty of positive reports about the league.

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It has been revealed that the Venezuela-born coach will be announced as the Ligue 1 club's next boss on Friday

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The Paris Saint-Germain defender has completed a move to the Italian giants after two successful seasons in the French capital

Tuesday, June 3, 2014