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Samuel Umtiti’s new Barcelona contract has €500 million buyout

The contract extension to 2023 that France defender Samuel Umtiti signed with Barcelona on Monday contains 500m euro ($586m) buyout clause said club president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Adrien Rabiot hits out at ‘immature’ label amid France squad strife

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has stated his "regret" at the "caricature of me as a young, immature player" and defended his decision to tell France coach Didier Deschamps he is unwilling to be a reserve for the World Cup squad.

Didier Deschamps: France’s Adrien Rabiot’s refusal to be World Cup reserve ‘massive mistake’

France coach Didier Deschamps has confirmed that Paris Saint-Germain's Adrien Rabiot has refused a role as a reserve for this summer's World Cup and branded the 23-year-old's decision "a massive mistake."

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial left out of France World Cup squad

Paul Pogba, Hugo Lloris and Antoine Griezmann headline France's 2018 World Cup squad, but Anthony Martial and Alexandre Lacazette were among the 11 reserves announced by boss Didier Deschamps on Thursday.

Hugo Lloris: Paul Pogba will be at his best for France in World Cup

The France national team are rallying around Paul Pogba before the international friendly against Colombia on Friday evening in Paris, with captain Hugo Lloris describing the Manchester United midfielder as "a leader in our team."

Mbappe told me he will join PSG on Tuesday – Rabiot

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot says that Kylian Mbappe has told him that his move from Monaco to the Parc des Princes will be made official on Tuesday.

Monaco’s Mbappe to join PSG for $215m

Monaco’s teen sensation Kylian Mbappe is expected to complete a stunning move to Paris Saint-Germain when he flies into the French capital on Monday, according to widespread French media reports.

Mbappe on verge of stunning PSG move

Monaco's teen sensation Kylian Mbappe is expected to complete a stunning move to Paris Saint-Germain when he flies into the French capital on Monday, according to widespread French media reports.

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World Cup: Luka Modric, Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane, Antoine Griezmann scoop FIFA-Adidas awards

The French team were not the only winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as the curtains were drawn on Sunday in Moscow. Other winners included Luka Modric, the magical midfielder for runners up, Croatia.
France players celebrate with Didier Deschamps, Manager of France following their sides victory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final - Getty Images

France set to welcome FIFA World Cup heroes

Victorious France were set to return to a heroes’ welcome on Monday after winning the World Cup for the second time with a rollercoaster 4-2 victory over Croatia which set off chaotic celebrations at home.

Court orders forfeiture of Lekki property over fraud

The judge, Justice Muslim Hassan, granted the interim order, following an ex parte application brought before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Ekiti guber: SDP lost because we didn’t buy votes – Tunde Adeniran

A former Minister of Education and chieftain of the Social Democratic Party, Prof Tunde Adeniran, said the SDP lost in the just concluded governorship election in Ekiti State because the party did not buy votes like some other parties.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar promises to end pro-Biafra agitations

Frontline Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirant and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to end cries of marginalisation and agitations by some parts of the country, including the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, if he emerges president.