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Soccer – Chelsea news: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi entertaining, but N’Golo Kante the most influential player in the world’

Soccer – Chelsea news: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi entertaining, but N’Golo Kante the most influential player in the world’

The Chelsea midfielder has been heralded by the defender, with whom he won the Premier League title at Leicester in 2015-16 Former Leicester City defender Robert Huth believes Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is the most influential player in world football. The German defender is currently without a club after leaving the Foxes at the end…

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Soccer – Germany national team: Die Mannschaft set host of unwanted records with France loss

Soccer – Germany national team: Die Mannschaft set host of unwanted records with France loss

After a disastrous World Cup, Die Mannschaft have continued their poor run of form with a rough start to their Nations League campaign It’s official: 2018 is the German national team’s worst year ever, at least in terms of defeats suffered.  With a 2-1 Nations League setback to France on Tuesday, Germany have now lost six…

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Soccer – France v Germany Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Soccer – France v Germany Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

With Die Mannschaft looking to keep things tight, Al Hain-Cole is backing Deschamps’ world champions to record a narrow victory at the Stade de France Germany will be desperate for a result when they travel to Paris to take on France in Tuesday’s UEFA Nations League clash. Joachim Low finds himself under pressure after taking…

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Soccer – France vs Germany: ‘Kylian Mbappe’s 300 hp is impossible to catch’ – Julian Draxler running scared of PSG team-mate

Soccer – France vs Germany: ‘Kylian Mbappe’s 300 hp is impossible to catch’ – Julian Draxler running scared of PSG team-mate

The speed of the World Cup-winning forward has got his club colleague worried ahead of Germany’s meeting with France in Paris on Tuesday Kylian Mbappe boasts “300 hp” and is almost impossible to stop if he is given space to run, Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Julian Draxler says. Germany head to Paris on Tuesday to take…

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Soccer – France News: Didier Deschamps surprised by Laurent Koscielny World Cup outburst

Soccer – France News: Didier Deschamps surprised by Laurent Koscielny World Cup outburst

The Arsenal star pointed the finger at the coach after quitting international football, but there are no hard feelings from Deschamps Didier Deschamps was surprised by the criticism levelled at him by Laurent Koscielny during his international retirement announcement but accepts he could have made more effort with the centre-back during his injury lay-off. Koscielny…

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Soccer – France vs Germany: Under-fire Manuel Neuer given vote of confidence by Joachim Low

Soccer – France vs Germany: Under-fire Manuel Neuer given vote of confidence by Joachim Low

The Bayern Munich goalkeeper will not be removed from the starting XI for a meeting with France despite coming under criticism for his recent form Manuel Neuer has received a vote of confidence from Germany coach Joachim Low, with the goalkeeper assured of a starting place against France despite attracting criticism of late. The 32-year-old missed the…

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Soccer – Bernardo Silva: Mbappe will win the Ballon d’Or in the next few years

Soccer – Bernardo Silva: Mbappe will win the Ballon d’Or in the next few years

The midfielder has been impressed with his former Monaco team-mate and believes he can be the world’s best player in the near future Bernardo Silva has backed Kylian Mbappe to win the Ballon d’Or, but does not think he will lift the trophy this year. The 19-year-old is shortlisted for the award having helped France…

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Soccer – Nations League: ‘Drop Manuel Neuer and start Marc-Andre ter Stegen’ – Germany legend Lothar Matthaus calls for goalkeeping change

Soccer – Nations League: ‘Drop Manuel Neuer and start Marc-Andre ter Stegen’ – Germany legend Lothar Matthaus calls for goalkeeping change

A former World Cup winner thinks the time has come for Barcelona’s No. 1 to inherit starting duties for his country from a Bayern Munich star Marc-Andre ter Stegen should take the Germany number one spot away from an out-of-sorts Manuel Neuer, former captain Lothar Matthaus has said. Bayern Munich goalkeeper Neuer has struggled to…

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Soccer – ‘Kylian Mbappe will be the best player in the world’ – PSG star the heir to Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo, says Johann Berg Gudmundsson

Soccer – ‘Kylian Mbappe will be the best player in the world’ – PSG star the heir to Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo, says Johann Berg Gudmundsson

The Burnley midfielder was back in action for Iceland but saw his side denied victory by the France wonderkid Kylian Mbappe is the heir to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the best player in the world, according to Iceland international Johann Berg Gudmundsson. Burnley midfielder Gudmundsson saw the devastating impact Mbappe can make at…

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Soccer – ‘I’ll only play for France’ – West Ham’s Issa Diop ditches Morocco and Senegal for World Cup champions

Soccer – ‘I’ll only play for France’ – West Ham’s Issa Diop ditches Morocco and Senegal for World Cup champions

The 20-year-old revealed why he is ready to fight for a place in Les Bleus as he is not considering turning out for an African team West Ham United defender Issa Diop has stated his readiness to ‘play for only France and no one else’ at international level. Diop, born in Toulouse, to a Moroccan…

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Soccer – France news: N’Golo Kante fundamental for France, says Lucas Hernandez

Soccer – France news: N’Golo Kante fundamental for France, says Lucas Hernandez

The Les Bleus man cited the Chelsea defender as a cornerstone of the national team while showering extra praise on Atletico team-mate Thomas Lemar. N’Golo Kante is a “fundamental” part of France’s team because of the character he shows on the pitch, according to international team-mate Lucas Hernandez. The Chelsea defender was an unused substitute…

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Soccer – France news: Lloris adamant drink-driving charge ‘does not change who I am’

Soccer – France news: Lloris adamant drink-driving charge ‘does not change who I am’

The Tottenham and France goalkeeper admits his misdemeanour is “embarrassing”, but adds that he does not think it should alter how he is perceived. Tottenham and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris insists that being found guilty of drink-driving does not change the person he is. The 31-year-old World Cup winner was given a 20-month driving ban…

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Soccer – France news: Pavard backs Varane to beat favourites to Ballon d’Or

Soccer – France news: Pavard backs Varane to beat favourites to Ballon d’Or

The 30-man shortlist for the award was revealed last Monday, with the Les Bleus right-back tipping his fellow defender to upset the odds Benjamin Pavard thinks fellow France defender Raphael Varane would a be a worthy winner of the Ballon d’Or following his World Cup and Champions League exploits. The 30-man shortlist for the award…

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Soccer – France news: Kylian Mbappe ‘has everything’ to win Ballon d’Or – Matuidi

Soccer – France news: Kylian Mbappe ‘has everything’ to win Ballon d’Or – Matuidi

The midfielder believes the France and Paris Saint-Germain attacker will win the Ballon d’Or one day France and Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe has everything to eventually win the Ballon d’Or, according to Blaise Matuidi. Mbappe, 19, is among the nominees for this year’s award, although the attacker is not considered as one of the…

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Soccer – France and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe ignores Ballon d’Or talk

Soccer – France and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe ignores Ballon d’Or talk

After being nominated for the prestigious prize, the PSG star is not getting carried away when thinking about his chances Kylian Mbappe insists he is ignoring any talk about his chances of winning the Ballon d’Or after inspiring France’s comeback in Thursday’s 2-2 draw with Iceland . France appeared to be heading for a deserved…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: Karim Benzema calls on French football chiefs to leave him alone after ‘finished’ jibe

Soccer – Real Madrid news: Karim Benzema calls on French football chiefs to leave him alone after ‘finished’ jibe

The Real Madrid striker has responded to a suggestion from FFF president Noel Le Graet that there is no way back for him within the France set-up Karim Benzema has implored Noel Le Graet to “leave me alone”, after the French Football Federation president suggested there is no way back for the striker with Les…

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Soccer – ‘Let him play for another country’ – Benzema’s former agent hits out after admission that France career is ‘finished’

Soccer – ‘Let him play for another country’ – Benzema’s former agent hits out after admission that France career is ‘finished’

Karim Djaziri responded angrily to FFF president Noel De Graet, who suggested the Real Madrid star had no more to offer for his country The former agent of Karim Benzema believes France should let the striker represent another national team after the admission that his Les Bleus career had come to an end.  Benzema has…

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Soccer – Leroy Sane motivated by Germany World Cup snub, Toni Kroos criticism

Soccer – Leroy Sane motivated by Germany World Cup snub, Toni Kroos criticism

The Germany winger is not letting the disappointment of missing out on a World Cup – or comments from the Real Madrid star – get to him Leroy Sane feels motivated by missing out on Germany’s World Cup squad and the criticism levelled at him by compatriot Toni Kroos. Sane, 22, enjoyed a fine campaign…

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