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Blanc nears Roma role

June 5, 2013
By ESPN staff
France boss Didier Deschamps has confirmed compatriot Laurent Blanc is in advanced negotiations with Serie A outfit Roma about taking over as manager.

Blanc preceded Deschamps at the helm of Les Bleus, but has not returned to the managerial fold since departing the role in 2012.

The 47-year-old has since been linked with a variety of jobs with clubs and national teams, and Deschamps believes Roma may see the return of Blanc to the sidelines.

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