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Ancelotti lauds 'indispensable' Matuidi

March 26, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Carlo Ancelotti has backed Blaise Matuidi to become the best defensive midfielder in the world after taking the Italian by surprise at Paris Saint-Germain where the France international is now "as indispensable as Ibrahimovic or Thiago Silva".

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When Ancelotti took over at the Parc des Princes in late December 2011, Matuidi, 25, was seen as nothing more than a useful but unremarkable component in a headline-grabbing squad. Since, ...

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