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Kylian Mbappe of France celebrates with the World Cup - Getty Images

Kylian Mbappe emerges French Player of the Year

Kylian Mbappe’s remarkable rise to the top of the global game has now seen the Paris Saint-Germain forward crowned French Player of the Year for the first time.
Moussa Sissoko

Moussa Sissoko: I knew I could succeed at Tottenham

Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko has claimed he never considered leaving the club, despite struggling to make an impact during his first two seasons.

Bayern Munich’s Karl-Heinz Rummenigge tells Kingsley Coman to stop retirement talk

Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has told Kingsley Coman to stop all talk of retiring from “aggressive” modern-day football and focus on returning to the fray with his morale intact.
Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kylian Mbappe celebrates after the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique de Lyon (OL) on October 7, 2018 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. - AFP PHOTO - FRANCK FIFE

Thomas Tuchel: Kylian Mbappe can improve significantly at Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has said World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe can improve significantly on certain aspects of his game.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 03, 2018 Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny eyes the ball during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Arsenal FC at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid. - Arsenal centre-back Laurent Koscielny, who missed France's World Cup triumph in Russia due to injury, said on Sunday October 14, 2018 his international career was "finished". (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny says France career ‘finished’

Arsenal centre-back Laurent Koscielny, who missed France's World Cup triumph in Russia due to injury, said on Sunday his international career was "finished".
Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba: I do not need the armband to speak

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba harbours no ambition to be captain of France and thinks he can be an influence for club and country regardless of whether he wears the armband or not.
Manchester United - Paul Pogba - Didier Deschamps

Paul Pogba makes France’s Nations League squad

France coach Didier Deschamps has recalled Mamadou Sakho, Kurt Zouma and Lucas Digne to the national squad, while there is also a place for the uncapped Tanguy Ndombele.
France's coach Didier Deschamps smiles after winning the trophy for the Best FIFA Men's Coach of 2018 Award during The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony, on September 24, 2018 in London. Ben STANSALL - AFP

Didier Deschamps wins FIFA Best Men’s Coach award

Deschamps was included on a three-man shortlist and saw off competition from former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane and the coach of beaten World Cup finalists Croatia, Zlatko Dalic.
Manchester United - Paul Pogba - Didier Deschamps

Didier Deschamps: Manchester United’s Paul Pogba misunderstood

United broke the world transfer record to sign the France international from Juventus for £89 million in 2016 -- but he has not been in contention for any of the individual awards.
Didier Deschamps

Didier Deschamps: France prepared not to repeat Germany’s mistakes

France coach Didier Deschamps has warned against Les Bleus making the same mistakes that saw 2014 World Cup winners Germany eliminated at the group stage of the 2018 tournament.
Paul Pogba

Didier Deschamps: Paul Pogba not as selfish as people think

France manager Didier Deschamps believes the outside world has the wrong image of Paul Pogba, who played a key role in leading Les Bleus to winning the World Cup.
France's Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann: FIFA award snub bothers me

Atletico Madrid and France attacker Antoine Griezmann has admitted that his failure to make the shortlist for FIFA’s The Best award upsets him.
Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba warms up for the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester United at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on August 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

Luis Suarez: Paul Pogba always welcome at Barcelona

Luis Suarez believes Paul Pogba should be challenging for more trophies than he is at Manchester United and would always be welcome at Barcelona.

Lucas Hernandez: Antoine Griezmann deserves to beat Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric to...

Antoine Griezmann’s claims to the 2018 Ballon d’Or have been talked up by Atletico Madrid and France team-mate Lucas Hernandez.
France captain Hugo Lloris

Injured Hugo Lloris ruled out of France matches

France World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris will miss his country’s games in the inaugural UEFA Nations League this week due to a thigh injury, coach Didier Deschamps confirmed on Monday.
Didier Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps recalls ‘retired’ Rami in first post-World Cup squad

France coach Didier Deschamps gave his firm backing to Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and recalled “retired” defender Adil Rami as he named his first post-World Cup squad ahead of two Nations League matches.
Paul Pogba

Hugo Lloris: Paul Pogba key to France’s World Cup win

Hugo Lloris has praised Paul Pogba ahead of Tottenham's visit to Manchester United, saying the under-fire midfielder was key to France's World Cup win.
France players celebrate winning the World Cup following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final - Getty Images

France soars to No. 1 in latest FIFA ranking, Nigeria No. 49

France climbed today to the summit of a much-changed FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking in the first edition of the global ladder since a new ranking formula took effect and Les Bleus became world champions.

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