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Lucas Hernandez wants to play for Spain despite Deschamps’ France call

Having reportedly been called up by France manager Didier Deschamps for their upcoming friendlies against Russia and Columbia, Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez has refused his offer in a bid to break into the Spain national team. He has featured in all competitions for Diego Simeone’s side making 29 appearances and according to the MARCA,  Spain head coach Julen Lopetegui has been in contact with Hernandez to reassure him of his place.  The 22-year-old was born in Marseille to a French father and Spanish mother giving him the option to…

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Deschamps backs under pressure Griezmann to bounce back

France boss Didier Deschamps has backed Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann to bounce back after a poor run of form. Rewind back to the summer and the long talked about return of Diego Costa was the main talking point around the Wanda Metropolitano but in the background remained little whispers on the future of French international Griezmann. La Liga duo Barcelona and Real Madrid made tentative contact over a potential move, whilst Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea were also linked. The former have been keen on bringing the…

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Deschamps Leaves out Laporte

French national team manager, Dider Deschamps, has left Athletic club defender, Aymeric Laporte out of the French squad for the the upcoming friendlies against Wales and Germany. Deschamps picked his 24 man squad, opting for Laporte’s under 21 international partner,  Benjamin Pavard. Laporte has played for the under 21s since 2013 and has previously claimed that it his dream is to earn a senior cap for Les Blues. However, constant rebuttals from Deschamps has had Laporte speak out against the head coach and even hint that he might declare for…

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