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The Peoples Person
Morgan Schneiderlin and Anthony Martial progress past Northern Ireland and Paddy McNairto make an impact and was substituted at half-time. Schneiderlin’s inclusion i
Morgan Schneiderlin and Anthony Martial progress past Northern Ireland and Paddy McNair
The Peoples Person / Posted 2 days ago
to make an impact and was substituted at half-time. Schneiderlin’s inclusion in the squad came as a surprise after Lassana Diarra was ruled out by injury, while N’Golo Kante has been crucial to the French side and his impressive form has... Read more
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Football365
The Euro 2016 left on the shelf XIfor France at the 2014 World Cup, was not even in Deschamps’ original squad. He
The Euro 2016 left on the shelf XI
Football365 / Posted 5 days ago
for France at the 2014 World Cup, was not even in Deschamps’ original squad. He made the final cut after an injury to Lassana Diarra. A year ago, Schneiderlin was aiming to be first-choice for his country in a home tournament after moving to... Read more
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Tottenham Hotspur Blog News
Batshuayi £19.63-million(EUR40m - AUS$61 - US$45.1m) by the end of the month from player sales, they do
Batshuayi £19.63-million
Tottenham Hotspur Blog News / Posted 9 days ago
(EUR40m - AUS$61 - US$45.1m) by the end of the month from player sales, they don't have that many assets to sell, Lassana Diarra has it written into his contract that he can leave for free at any time, so even the name they have can't be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Quiet Kante continues living his dream in blueemerged as an option as a first-choice player in a new role - as a holding midf
Quiet Kante continues living his dream in blue
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
emerged as an option as a first-choice player in a new role - as a holding midfielder in front of the defence - not until Lassana Diarra had to pull out injured. He duly obliged and his performances in France's opening wins over Romania and... Read more
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The Star
Quiet Kante continues living his dream in blueemerged as an option as a first-choice player in a new role -- as a holding mid
Quiet Kante continues living his dream in blue
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
emerged as an option as a first-choice player in a new role -- as a holding midfielder in front of the defence -- not until Lassana Diarra had to pull out injured. He duly obliged and his performances in France's opening wins over Romania and... Read more
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Pendle Today
Heavenly 11: our Euro 2016 team of the tournament so farit. Centre midfield: N’Golo Kante (France) Shifted into a slightly more defen
Heavenly 11: our Euro 2016 team of the tournament so far
Pendle Today / Posted 12 days ago
it. Centre midfield: N’Golo Kante (France) Shifted into a slightly more defensive role just before the tournament after Lassana Diarra pulled out, Kante was sensational on the opening night against Romania. As he has done for Leicester all... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Euro 2016: Team of the tournament so farit. Centre midfield: N’Golo Kante (France) Shifted into a slightly more defen
Euro 2016: Team of the tournament so far
Derbyshire Times / Posted 12 days ago
it. Centre midfield: N’Golo Kante (France) Shifted into a slightly more defensive role just before the tournament after Lassana Diarra pulled out, Kante was sensational on the opening night against Romania. As he has done for Leicester all... Read more
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chad
Euro 2016: Team of the tournament so farit. Centre midfield: N’Golo Kante (France) Shifted into a slightly more defen
Euro 2016: Team of the tournament so far
chad / Posted 12 days ago
it. Centre midfield: N’Golo Kante (France) Shifted into a slightly more defensive role just before the tournament after Lassana Diarra pulled out, Kante was sensational on the opening night against Romania. As he has done for Leicester all... Read more
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News.com.au
Paris Attacks: Victims identifiedcomfort in knowing how much he was cherished by his friends around the world.”
Paris Attacks: Victims identified
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
comfort in knowing how much he was cherished by his friends around the world.” Asta Diakite was killed, while her cousin Lassana Diarra played a football match at the Stade de France. Picture: Instagram.Source:Instagram — Asta Diakite: The... Read more
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Perth Now
The precious lives lost in Parisin knowing how much he was cherished by his friends around the world.” — Asta
The precious lives lost in Paris
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
in knowing how much he was cherished by his friends around the world.” — Asta Diakite: The cousin of French footballer Lassana Diarra, who was playing in the football match against Germany at the Stade de France on Friday night, died in the... Read more
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Goal.com
Kante's nightmare has become a fairytale - Leboeufbe great, he already has a blue shirt but he can get a better one,” he added.
Kante's nightmare has become a fairytale - Leboeuf
Goal.com / Posted 13 days ago
be great, he already has a blue shirt but he can get a better one,” he added. "He is part of the new generation alongside Lassana Diarra, in a similar role to Claude Makelele beforehand. They are the same kind of players and absolutely fantastic.... Read more
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Quartz
Europe should try to be more like its soccer teamsof its targets would have chosen Stade de France. Four Muslim players played fo
Europe should try to be more like its soccer teams
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
of its targets would have chosen Stade de France. Four Muslim players played for France that day (one, midfielder Lassana Diarra, lost a cousin in the attacks); four more represented Germany. The fact that national soccer teams, one of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
EURO 2016 Review and Group A analysistournament and the reason why many punters are tipping the French to be crowned
EURO 2016 Review and Group A analysis
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
tournament and the reason why many punters are tipping the French to be crowned champs like they were in 2000. With Pogba, Lassana Diarra and N’Golo Kante or Blaise Matuidi running the centre of the field and feeding Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Kuper: France's reason for hopelook ungainly, with legs too long for his body, but he is a box-to-box player w
Kuper: France's reason for hope
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 18 days ago
look ungainly, with legs too long for his body, but he is a box-to-box player who seems to improve every year. And after Lassana Diarra dropped out with a late injury, the French midfield may now feature a touch of Leicester City's magic. N'Golo... Read more
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Squawka
Style, Steel and Solidarity: How 1998 changed Les Bleus foreverthe biggest currents talents in the game, though they will likely suffer from t
Style, Steel and Solidarity: How 1998 changed Les Bleus forever
Squawka / Posted 18 days ago
the biggest currents talents in the game, though they will likely suffer from the absences of stars such as Raphael Varane, Lassana Diarra and Karim Benzema. “Deschamps results, management and communication have managed to boost the popularity of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Arsene Wenger: N'Golo Kante has 'incredible quality'seasons of top flight football to his name. Laurent Koscielny will be part of
Arsene Wenger: N'Golo Kante has 'incredible quality'
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
seasons of top flight football to his name. Laurent Koscielny will be part of the France defence Kante and/or Marseille’s Lassana Diarra will be tasked and he has no doubt the Leicester anchorman is of the requisite quality to do just that in a... Read more
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Super Sport
France open Euro 2016 v Romaniain their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre ba
France open Euro 2016 v Romania
Super Sport / Posted 18 days ago
in their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre back Raphael Varane and holding midfielder Lassana Diarra had to pull out with injuries. Laurent Koscielny and Adil Rami, who are likely to be paired in central... Read more
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Football365
Cheeky Punt: A Euro 2016 specialall them defensively. The French should take all the beating on home soil, but
Cheeky Punt: A Euro 2016 special
Football365 / Posted 18 days ago
all them defensively. The French should take all the beating on home soil, but losing key figures such as Rafael Varane and Lassana Diarra leaves them a tad vulnerable. Spain will be looking to make history by becoming the first side to win the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the bluesin their final warm-up game. Deschamps’s worries are in defence after centre-b
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the blues
Times of Malta / Posted 18 days ago
in their final warm-up game. Deschamps’s worries are in defence after centre-back Raphael Varane and holding midfielder Lassana Diarra had to pull out with injuries. Laurent Koscielny and Adil Rami, who are likely to be paired in central defence... Read more
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Squawka
Wenger: I admire Leicester star, he has "incredible quality"right place.” Kante’s form has seen him earn a place in Didier Deschamps’ squa
Wenger: I admire Leicester star, he has "incredible quality"
Squawka / Posted 18 days ago
right place.” Kante’s form has seen him earn a place in Didier Deschamps’ squad for Euro 2016 and following the injury to Lassana Diarra, he is expected to start at the base of midfield with Blaise Matuidi and Paul Pogba either side. Deschamps’... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Euro 2016: Over to Francefrom the squad, while Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho wasn’t included as he was servi
Euro 2016: Over to France
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
from the squad, while Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho wasn’t included as he was serving a provisional ban from Uefa for doping. Lassana Diarra, Kurt Zouma and Mathieu Debuchy are also sidelined, and Deschamps has acknowledged he never imagined being hit... Read more
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The Telegraph
France crave for ray of sunshinefrom the squad, while Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho wasn't included as he was servi
France crave for ray of sunshine
The Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
from the squad, while Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho wasn't included as he was serving a provisional ban from Uefa for doping. Lassana Diarra, Kurt Zouma and Mathieu Debuchy are also sidelined, and Deschamps has acknowledged he never imagined being hit... Read more
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Squawka
France's best XI vs Romania: PL rival starts ahead of Man Utd star, Arsenal ace features tooleast the furore surrounding Karim Benzema, but he’s also seen injuries to Ayme
France's best XI vs Romania: PL rival starts ahead of Man Utd star, Arsenal ace features too
Squawka / Posted 19 days ago
least the furore surrounding Karim Benzema, but he’s also seen injuries to Aymeric Laporte, Kurt Zouma, Raphael Varane and Lassana Diarra, as well as the issues surrounding Mamadou Sakho. All in all hardly ideal, but it speaks volumes for the... Read more
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The Hindu
Euro 2016: France versus Romania football match — A good start imperative to cheer up FranceDeschamps’ worries are in defence after centre back Raphael Varane and holding
Euro 2016: France versus Romania football match — A good start imperative to cheer up France
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
Deschamps’ worries are in defence after centre back Raphael Varane and holding midfielder Lassana Diarra had to pull out with injuries. France kicks off its campaign against Romania on Friday with the host nation desperate for a ray of sunshine... Read more
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ESPN FC
Hosts France look the part of a champion on eve of Euro 2016to win this European Championship, even after all the withdrawals and players m
Hosts France look the part of a champion on eve of Euro 2016
ESPN FC / Posted 19 days ago
to win this European Championship, even after all the withdrawals and players missing [Karim Benzema, Raphael Varane, Lassana Diarra, Mathieu Valbuena, Mathieu Debuchy, Mamadou Sakho], even after all the controversies, and even with the... Read more
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Sporting Life
Hosts may be made to waitin pole position to join Laurent Koscielny at centre-back. Jeremy Mathieu, Kurt
Hosts may be made to wait
Sporting Life / Posted 19 days ago
in pole position to join Laurent Koscielny at centre-back. Jeremy Mathieu, Kurt Zouma and experienced holding midfielder Lassana Diarra are others missing from Deschamps' squad.Recent friendlies with the Dutch, Russia and Cameroon all saw two... Read more
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Evening Standard
'Chelsea and Arsenal target Kante can help lift the gloom for France'programme at Wembley. An England fan holds up a French flag aloft. ADRIAN DEN
'Chelsea and Arsenal target Kante can help lift the gloom for France'
Evening Standard / Posted 19 days ago
programme at Wembley. An England fan holds up a French flag aloft. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images rance's midfielder Lassana Diarra - who lost his cousin in last week's terror attacks - is embraced by team-mate Paul Pogba. ADRIAN... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Six of the best Euro 2016 group gamesfoot and make a statement of intent with a big win. The early favourites have b
Six of the best Euro 2016 group games
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 19 days ago
foot and make a statement of intent with a big win. The early favourites have been hit by injuries to Raphael Varane and Lassana Diarra, while the exclusion of Karim Benzema means people are no longer so sure about them. Romania are a limited... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Euro 2016: A comprehensive team-by-team guide ahead of the big kickofftheir problems. Defensive duo Raphael Varane and Mamadou Sakho are both injure
Euro 2016: A comprehensive team-by-team guide ahead of the big kickoff
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
their problems. Defensive duo Raphael Varane and Mamadou Sakho are both injured, as is first-choice holding midfielder Lassana Diarra, while Hatem Ben Arfa - after a standout season with Nice - and Real Madrid star Karim Benzema have both been... Read more
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Evening Standard
Boateng will not take his family to Euro 2016 due to terror fearsin explosions near the ground. German and French players spent the night insid
Boateng will not take his family to Euro 2016 due to terror fears
Evening Standard / Posted 19 days ago
in explosions near the ground. German and French players spent the night inside the stadium, with Antoine Griezmann and Lassana Diarra both fearing for the safety of relatives. Days later a Germany friendly against the Netherlands in Hanover was... Read more
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dna
France look forward to winning start against Romaniafrom the squad, while Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho wasn't included as he was servi
France look forward to winning start against Romania
dna / Posted 19 days ago
from the squad, while Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho wasn't included as he was serving a provisional ban from UEFA for doping. Lassana Diarra, Kurt Zouma and Mathieu Debuchy are also sidelined, and Deschamps has acknowledged he never imagined being hit... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the bluesin their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre ba
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the blues
Bdnews24.com / Posted 19 days ago
in their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre back Raphael Varane and holding midfielder Lassana Diarra had to pull out with injuries. Laurent Koscielny and Adil Rami, who are likely to be paired in central... Read more
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Evening Standard
Harry Redknapp: Why Euro 2016 can be Wayne Rooney's time to shinein their squad are still going. I thought Patrice Evra was on his way out of t
Harry Redknapp: Why Euro 2016 can be Wayne Rooney's time to shine
Evening Standard / Posted 19 days ago
in their squad are still going. I thought Patrice Evra was on his way out of the game but he’s playing well at Juventus. Lassana Diarra is still in there — I had him at Portsmouth and nearly signed him for QPR in 2014 but there was a problem with... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Here's the complete list of players from the Panini sticker album who didn't make it to Euro 2016Gokhan Tore and Umut Bulut Andrea Pirlo: absent (Fabrizio Giovannozzi/AP)Franc
Here's the complete list of players from the Panini sticker album who didn't make it to Euro 2016
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
Gokhan Tore and Umut Bulut Andrea Pirlo: absent (Fabrizio Giovannozzi/AP)France (4): Raphael Varane, Mamadou Sakho, Lassana Diarra and Mathieu Valbuena Poland (4): Lukasz Szukala, Pawel Olkowski, Maciej Rybus and Sebastian Mila Romania... Read more
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Super Sport
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the bluesin their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre ba
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the blues
Super Sport / Posted 19 days ago
in their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre back Raphael Varane and holding midfielder Lassana Diarra had to pull out with injuries. Laurent Koscielny and Adil Rami, who are likely to be paired in central... Read more
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Western Advocate
EURO 2016 Review and Group A analysistournament and the reason why many punters are tipping the French to be crowned
EURO 2016 Review and Group A analysis
Western Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
tournament and the reason why many punters are tipping the French to be crowned champs like they were in 2000. With Pogba, Lassana Diarra and N’Golo Kante or Blaise Matuidi running the centre of the field and feeding Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud... Read more
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Daily Liberal
EURO 2016 Review and Group A analysistournament and the reason why many punters are tipping the French to be crowned
EURO 2016 Review and Group A analysis
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
tournament and the reason why many punters are tipping the French to be crowned champs like they were in 2000. With Pogba, Lassana Diarra and N’Golo Kante or Blaise Matuidi running the centre of the field and feeding Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
EURO 2016 Review and Group A analysistournament and the reason why many punters are tipping the French to be crowned
EURO 2016 Review and Group A analysis
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
tournament and the reason why many punters are tipping the French to be crowned champs like they were in 2000. With Pogba, Lassana Diarra and N’Golo Kante or Blaise Matuidi running the centre of the field and feeding Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud... Read more
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SportsFan
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 against Romaniain their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre ba
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 against Romania
SportsFan / Posted 20 days ago
in their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre back Raphael Varane and holding midfielder Lassana Diarra had to pull out with injuries. Laurent Koscielny and Adil Rami, who are likely to be paired in central... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the bluesin their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre ba
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the blues
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
in their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre back Raphael Varane and holding midfielder Lassana Diarra had to pull out with injuries. Laurent Koscielny and Adil Rami, who are likely to be paired in central... Read more
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The Star
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the bluesin their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre ba
Les Bleus open Euro 2016 hoping to shake off the blues
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
in their final warm-up game. Deschamps' worries are in defence after centre back Raphael Varane and holding midfielder Lassana Diarra had to pull out with injuries. Laurent Koscielny and Adil Rami, who are likely to be paired in central... Read more
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Vavel
Schneiderlin looking forwardto time under Mourinho at Manchester Unitedthe Portuguese as “one of the best coaches in the world.” Schneiderlin, who sa
Schneiderlin looking forwardto time under Mourinho at Manchester United
Vavel / Posted 20 days ago
the Portuguese as “one of the best coaches in the world.” Schneiderlin, who said he had spoken to France teammate Lassana Diarra about Mourinho, added that his international colleague had “only said good things about him.”Mourinho at... Read more
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walesonline
Euro 2016 Fantasy Football: The best XI you can pickwill almost certainly play a form of 4-3-3 in this tournament. The midfield tr
Euro 2016 Fantasy Football: The best XI you can pick
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
will almost certainly play a form of 4-3-3 in this tournament. The midfield trio will feature two of N'Golo Kante, Lassana Diarra and Blaise Matuidi, leaving Paul Pogba with the licence to roam forward to join the attacks. An extremely... Read more
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Squawka
Ex-Blues defender: Chelsea target is the "new generation" of Makelelehas likened Kante to a pair of players who performed similar roles when at Stam
Ex-Blues defender: Chelsea target is the "new generation" of Makelele
Squawka / Posted 20 days ago
has likened Kante to a pair of players who performed similar roles when at Stamford Bridge in the past in Makelele and also Lassana Diarra after the midfielder’s stunning season with Leicester. Kante is likely to be in contention to start for hosts... Read more
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soccernews
France vs Romanianeeded quite a while to nail down his preferred starting line-up. With Karim Be
France vs Romania
soccernews / Posted 20 days ago
needed quite a while to nail down his preferred starting line-up. With Karim Benzema, Mathieu Valbuena, Raphael Varane and Lassana Diarra all missing, the likes of Olivier Giroud, Dimitri Payet, Adil Rami and N’Golo Kante are all expected to be in... Read more
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HITC Sport
From Aubameyang to Vilhena: 20 of this summer’s biggest transfer targetsare ready to pay that fee, including Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal, Manchester C
From Aubameyang to Vilhena: 20 of this summer’s biggest transfer targets
HITC Sport / Posted 20 days ago
are ready to pay that fee, including Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham. After the withdrawal of Lassana Diarra from the France squad due to injury, the 25-year-old is expected to play an important role at Euro 2016 having... Read more
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soccernews
Koscielny lauds ´great midfielder´ Kantecould even find himself catapulted into the starting XI for Didier Deschamps’ h
Koscielny lauds ´great midfielder´ Kante
soccernews / Posted 21 days ago
could even find himself catapulted into the starting XI for Didier Deschamps’ hosts at Euro 2016, France having lost Lassana Diarra to a knee injury. “For his first season in England… he showed he was one of the [league’s] great... Read more
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The Peoples Person
Morgan Schneiderlin: Jose Mourinho is one of the best coaches in the worldwho has won league titles at every club he has managed. The French midfielder
Morgan Schneiderlin: Jose Mourinho is one of the best coaches in the world
The Peoples Person / Posted 21 days ago
who has won league titles at every club he has managed. The French midfielder has been doing some research and spoke to Lassana Diarra about Mourinho with his French compatriot confirming just how good of a coach he is. Speaking about Mourinho,... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Euro 2016: Eight stories to watch in Francethe Stade de France, where France and Germany were playing a friendly. No one i
Euro 2016: Eight stories to watch in France
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 21 days ago
the Stade de France, where France and Germany were playing a friendly. No one in the stadium was hurt, but French player Lassana Diarra later confirmed that his cousin had died in the attacks. Just a few days later, English fans at Wembley showed... Read more
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Squawka
Arsenal star raves over Wenger target: He plays in his "own little world"to score in his second appearance for the national team, just four days after m
Arsenal star raves over Wenger target: He plays in his "own little world"
Squawka / Posted 21 days ago
to score in his second appearance for the national team, just four days after making his debut. Now, with compatriot Lassana Diarra out injured, Kante is in line to start for Didier Deschamps’s team. France, hosts of Euro 2016 and one of the... Read more
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