ZIDANE INTERESTED IN PSG JOB

France football legend Zinedine Zidane is interested in taking the Paris Saint Germain (PSG ) job if it becomes vacant. This is according to the report from Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo which stated that Real Madrid legend Zidane is ready to return home (France) to take the PSG job.

Zidane has previously been linked with the France national team job, but there’s no indication that current recipient Didier Deschamps will lose his job. Deschamps is in a strong position after leading France to a second World Cup title. more

NATIONS LEAGUE: FRANCE SECURE SPAIN MEETING

World champions France will face Spain in the UEFA Nations League final after they saw off the Red Devils of Belgium in their last four clash. France scored three goals in the second half to overcome a two-goal deficit from the first half.

France were second best in the first half and they paid dearly for their poor performance by conceding two goals in three minutes towards the end of the first half. Atletico Madrid forward Yannick-Ferreira Carrasco scored the opening goal in the UEFA Nations League semi-final matchup on 37 minutes via a deflection before Chelsea striker RomeluLukaku added a second Belgium goal three minutes later. The goals from Carrasco and Lukaku gave the Red Devils a comfortable lead at the half-time break. more

GRIEZMANN RETURNS TO ATLETICO MADRID

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In one of the most surprising transfers on deadline day, France striker Antoine Griezmann has returned to Atletico Madrid from fellow Spanish La Liga outfit Barcelona on loan. The France national team player is back at Atletico Madrid after spending two years at Barcelona.


As revealed by the official statement from Barcelona, France striker Griezmann has signed for Atletico Madrid on loan for one year with the option of another year on loan. Atletico Madrid are obligated to pay a fee to sign him permanently at the end of the loan spell.
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MADRID PREPARE FOR MBAPPE TALKS – REPORT

Real Madrid are preparing for transfer talks with French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) on KylianMbappe. This is according to the report from media portal 90min which revealed that the Spanish La Liga club would like to sign the France national team player this summer.

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France player Mbappe has no plans to sign a new contract extension at PSG as reported by several media outlets and this could be problematic for PSG who are keen to hold on to his services. PSG will have to make a decision on Mbappe and whether to sell him or not. If they decide against his sale this summer, Mbappe will leave PSG as a free agent next summer when his contract ends as long as he does not sign a new deal.
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FRANCE TARGET KNOCKOUT STAGE BERTH

World champions France have a knockout stage spot in their sights ahead of the meeting with hosts Hungary in Group F of the Euro 2020 currently being played in 12 different cities across the European continent. France have one win in the bag already from their opening game against home team Germany and they can seal a place in the round of 16 with another win over Hungary.

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Group F is the unarguably the group of death with three former winners of the Euro tournament namely France, Germany and defending champions Portugal. Portugal won the last edition in France by beating the host nation 1-0 in the final thanks to the extra time goal from ex-Swansea City striker Eder.
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LEICESTER CLOSING IN ON £15M STRIKER

FA Cup holders Leicester City are reportedly closing in on a move for highly rated Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard. The report from the stables of The Sun stated that Leicester City have agreed a deal in principle for the £15m France striker and that the player will leave Celtic to join the Foxes this summer.

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Leicester City and Arsenal were reported as the two main teams interested in the player and the new development would be a big blow to the Gunners who recently missed out on the signing of Emiliano Buendia from Norwich City.
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MADRID INJURY BOOST AHEAD FOR CHELSEA

Real Madrid have been handed a double injury boost ahead of their Champions League semi-final clash with Premier League outfit Chelsea following the news that Ferland Mendy and club skipper Sergio Ramos are fit for the game.

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France international Mendy and Spanish player Ramos both travelled with the Real Madrid squad for the second leg of their last four tie with West London giants Chelsea. France player Mendy has been out of action for some weeks, while Ramos has not played since the March international break.
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FRANCE STAR LINKED WITH PSG EXIT

With the summer transfer window closing inpretty fast, it’s only normal for clubs to start bracing themselves to engage in some transfer activity. While some clubs will be preparing to secure the signings of players that will come into the squad and provide more firepower, there are other clubs who will have to try so hard to keep good of their star players and not allow them to leave.

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There are also some clubs whose star players have already been linked with bigmoney exits who may have no option but to allow their key player(s) complete moves away once a suitable offer comes in from another club. One of those clubs that would have a lot of work in their hands to keep hold of their star players is French outfit Paris Saint-Germain.
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GIROUD SHOWS HIS QUALITY AGAIN

I don’t think any one can argue against the high mental strength that Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has especially during his time at Stamford Bridge. France striker Giroud has been at Chelsea for four seasons and running. The ex-Arsenal and Montpellier player has shown his power of recovery to still be an important player for Chelsea till date. The France striker has been on the brink of leaving Chelsea only for him to deliver when called upon by the various Blues manager. In his first season as Chelsea manager,Frank Lampard opted for English striker Tammy Abraham ahead of France national team player Olivier Giroudbut he had to turn to the latter when Chelsea were finding it hard to qualify for the Champions League at the end of the season. In the end, the Blues were able to achieve their Champions League target under Frank Lampard with the goals from Olivier Giroud. A similar thing has happened to Thomas Tuchel, who didn’t turn to Olivier Giroud upon his arrival at Chelsea last month as the replacement for the sacked Frank Lampard. Thomas TuchelfavouredTimo Werner and Tammy Abraham ahead of France striker Olivier Giroud as his lone central striker in the opening weeks of his reign as the Chelsea manager. He turned to Giroud when it mattered most in the Champions League and he was rewarded with a fantastic contribution.


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PSG LOOKING TO TIE DOWN MBAPPÉ, NEYMAR TO NEW CONTRACTS

According to multiple reports coming from various France news media outlets, Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain are very much interested in trying their two-star players KylianMbappé and Neymar to new contracts in a bid to finally put rumors surrounding their future to rest. The reports claim that while there have been some impressive progress bout talks with Brazilian superstar Neymar, the same thing can’t be said about France winger Mbappé.


Neymar is said to be close to agreeing a new four-year deal at the club, something the PSG fans would love to hear as they have been made to sweat over the future of one of their highly rated stars. In the past few transfer windows, the former Barcelona man has been strongly linked with a return to the Catalan giants and he has also revealed his desire to seal a sensational reunion with Lionel Messi at the Spanish capital after reportedly growing dissatisfied with life at the Parc des Princes in recent months. more