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Pires backs Blanc for PSG post

June 24, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Robert Pires has backed his former international team-mate Laurent Blanc to keep Paris Saint-Germain's reputedly volatile dressing room in check and "put right the mistakes he made with the French national team."

• 'Laurent to get Blanc cheque'

Blanc has been out of work since a two-year stint in charge of France ended with a Euro 2012 quarter-final exit to Spain after a tournament during which the squad's indiscipline on and off the pitch left a sour taste in the ...

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