Tag: Didier Deschamps

France's midfielder Matteo Guendouzi takes part in a training session at the French national football team training base in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines on September 2, 2019, as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming Euro-2020 qualifiers matches. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Thierry Henry: Matteo Guendouzi gives Didier Deschamps a nice problem

Thierry Henry says Matteo Guendouzi is giving Didier Deschamps a nice problem, but the former Gunner doesn't know if the midfielder will make the France squad next summer.
France's midfielder Matteo Guendouzi takes part in a training session at the French national football team training base in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines on September 2, 2019, as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming Euro-2020 qualifiers matches. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

France boss Didier Deschamps praises young Arsenal star

Didier Deschamps says Matteo Guendouzi is a player with very good potential, but urges everyone not to ask too much of him too soon.
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 29: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts during the UEFA Europa League Final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Baku Olimpiya Stadionu on May 29, 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Didier Deschamps ignores Alexandre Lacazette again

Didier Deschamps has shown, once again, that he has a personal problem with Alexandre Lacazette by leaving him out of the France side yet again, calling up Wissam Ben Yedder instead.
France's forward Alexandre Lacazette looks on during a press conference in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on August 28, 2017, as part of the team's preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match against Netherlands and Luxembourg. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

Alexandre Lacazette explains why he declined Didier Deschamps call

Alexandre Lacazette has said he is 'always available' for his national team after he had to turn down his latest international call-up due to an injury.
France's forward Alexandre Lacazette looks on during a press conference in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on August 28, 2017, as part of the team's preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match against Netherlands and Luxembourg. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

Alexandre Lacazette withdraws from France squad immediately after getting call-up

Alexandre Lacazette withdrew from the France squad almost immediately after being called up.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admits being disappointed

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted he does not understand Alexandre Lacazette’s World Cup snub by France.
France's forward Alexandre Lacazette looks on during a press conference in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on August 28, 2017, as part of the team's preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match against Netherlands and Luxembourg. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

Arsenal star ‘deeply disappointed and affected’

L’Equipe claim that Alexandre Lacazette is ‘deeply disappointed and affected’ by missing out on World Cup selection and only making the reserve list.

Big blow as Arsenal star ruled out until next season at the earliest

Laurent Koscielny won't play any part for France in the World Cup this summer, after the defender suffered an injured against Atletico Madrid on Thursday.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (2nd L) reacts after Atletico equalize during the UEFA Europa League first leg semi-final football match between Arsenal and Atletico Madrid at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 26, 2018. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Arsenal legend exclusive: Star forward must use Atletico match to secure Russia ticket

Emmanuel Petit thinks fellow Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette needs to put in a performance in Madrid on Thursday to convince Didier Deschamps to name him in his World Cup squad this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Arsene Wenger of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

8 perfect post-Arsenal job opportunities for Arsene Wenger

One of the main reasons Arsene Wenger found it so hard to let go at Arsenal is because the manager has little else in his life to distract him, but there is plenty out there for him to do.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Arsene Wenger of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

8 perfect post-Arsenal job opportunities for Arsene Wenger

One of the main reasons Arsene Wenger is finding it so hard to let go at Arsenal is because the manager has little else in his life to distract him, but there is plenty out there for him to do.

Didier Deschamps has shockingly attacked Arsenal striker's performances for the national team

Didier Deschamps thinks Alexandre Lacazette can do more for the French national team now that he's being given more playing time.

Manager gives Olivier Giroud crystal clear warning

France manager Didier Deschamps would prefer Olivier Giroud to be at a club where can play every game.

Arsenal striker's mental strength hailed by manager: I trust him

Didier Deschamps hails Olivier Giroud's mental strength ahead of France's World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg.

France manager pays tribute to hat-trick hero: "I have confidence in him"

France manager Didier Deschamps has backed Arsenal's Olivier Giroud to continue scoring goals for Les Blues.

Deschamps offers Mbappe advice amid heavy Arsenal and Manchester United links

France manager Didier Deschamps has warned Kylian Mbappé off a possible move to the Premier League, stressing that he should continue his development with AS Monaco.

Olivier Giroud gets Deschamps backing

Something that has remained in tact this season, no matter what was being written about him in the press, is Didier Deschamps' unwavering faith in Olivier Giroud.
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France boss reveals Olivier Giroud isn't 100% fit

Didier Deschamps has admitted that he might not start Olivier Giroud against Sweden as the striker isn't 100% fit.

Arsenal forward's new injury rules him out of internationals

Olivier Giroud will not be included in the upcoming round of international friendlies after picking up another injury against Chelsea.

Watch: Giroud shoves West Ham man to the ground after he scores

Dimitri Payet left the pitch in tears on Friday night as he was subbed having won the opening game for France with an absolute screamer. So how did Olivier say thank you to his team mate?

French manager tells Giroud he trusts him amid loss of confidence

France manager Didier Deschamps has insisted he still trusts Olivier Giroud, and is backing the striker to come through a rough patch of form. Giroud's...

Manager admits Arsenal forward's performance wasn't good enough

After missing a few big chances in the France v Serbia game, Olivier Giroud has come under some harsh and frankly unnecessary criticism, but...