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Newcastle accepted a bid from the French side understood to be in the region of £20m

Yoann Gourcuff glad to be back in France squad

Lyon's Yoann Gourcuff is delighted to be back in the France squad but is focused simply on the team effort against Italy this week.

Evra struggled once again in Tuesday’s match away to Cluj

Ferguson's obsession with goals spared fading Evra

Patrice Evra is the one with the backbone in the Manchester United team, always ready to answer the spiky questions on difficult nights

Samir Nasri reacts after scoring for France

Samir Nasri and Jeremy Menez suspended from French national team over Euro 2012 conduct

Samir Nasri and Jeremy Menez have been handed suspensions from the France national team after a disciplinary hearing into their conduct during Euro 2012.

Didier Deschamps has managed Monaco, Marseille and Juventus

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France will have recognised Didier Deschamps as the only candidate with the clout to bang galactico heads together

<b>Didier Deschamps</b><br/>
Since ending a hugely successful playing career which saw him win the Champions League, numerous league titles plus a World Cup and European Championship with France, Didier Deschamps has continued to impress in management. He took Monaco to the final of the Champions League in 2004 and has won Ligue 1 with Marseille where he still remains. Still only 43-years-old, Deschamps is among the front-runners for the role at Anfield.

Didier Deschamps set to become new France manager

Didier Deschamps is set to be France's new coach, a source on the board of the French football federation said yesterday. "There are two or three details yet to be ironed out but there is no issue, Deschamps will be the next France coach," the source said.

Samir Nasri reacts after scoring for France

French Football Federation take action against Samir Nasri, Hatem Ben Arfa, Jeremy Menez and Yann Mvila for misbehaving at Euro 2012

The French Football Federation has opened disciplinary proceedings against players Samir Nasri, Hatem Ben Arfa, Jeremy Menez and Yann Mvila for misbehaving at Euro 2012, the FFF said today.

Samir Nasri reacts after scoring for France

Former coach Raymond Domenech says France lack leadership and unity

Former France coach Raymond Domenech has criticised the current national team for a lack of unity and an absence of leadership after their exit from Euro 2012.

France were well below par against Sweden

After things 'kicked off a bit' following Sweden defeat, France clear the air

France assistant coach Alain Boghossian insists the squad are united for tomorrow's Euro 2012 quarter-final against Spain after holding a late-night team meeting following their shock 2-0 defeat by Sweden.

France were well below par against Sweden

France attempt to play down heated dressing-room reaction to Sweden defeat

France assistant coach Alain Boghossian has described the heated dressing-room reaction to Tuesday's defeat by Sweden as "normal" and revealed he expects a positive response in their Euro 2012 quarter-final with Spain.

<b>Laurent Blanc</b><br/>
An outside bet considering it's unlikely he will want to end his time as manager of France. In his current role he's been doing an excellent job since taking over after the 2010 World Cup. But it's that record, along with his spell at Bordeux during which he won the Ligue 1 title, that have him in the reckoning. The former World Cup winner and Manchester United defender is considered one of the hottest properties in management right now.

Louis Saha wants to be managed by Laurent Blanc for France, not at Tottenham

Louis Saha is hoping Laurent Blanc stays as France coach beyond Euro 2012 despite being strongly linked with the vacant position at Tottenham.

Olivier Giroud

Arsenal deal for £13m Olivier Giroud 'going well' reveal Montpellier

Arsenal are close to completing a move for France forward Olivier Giroud, according to Montpellier's deputy president.

<b> Mathieu Debuchy : </b> The right-back had an intriguing battle with Oxlade-Chamberlain and was out-fought at times. But Debuchy seemed to grow in confidence and kept Oxlade-Chamberlain busy in the second half by pressing forward in attack. 6

Newcastle have £4m Mathieu Debuchy bid rejected

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is understood to have had a £4m bid rejected by Lille for France international right-back Mathieu Debuchy.

Andre Villas-Boas is only one of a number of contenders

Ralf Rangnick to be given chance to impress Tottenham hierarchy in manager search

Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy is preparing to look at a number of candidates to replace Harry Redknapp, including the former Schalke manager Ralf Rangnick, who has already turned down approaches from Norwich City and West Bromwich Albion this summer.

Two goals within three minutes for their very accomplished midfielders Jérémy Ménez (pictured) and Yohan Cabaye proved more than enough

Ménez strikes to rain on Ukraine's parade

Ukraine 0 France 2

Olivier Giroud

Arsenal close in on £13 million Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud

Arsenal are closing in on France striker Olivier Giroud, according to his club Montpellier.

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