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France striker Remy keen on big transfer

March, 11 2014

Loic Remy believes he can still play at one of Europe's top five clubs, but admitted to France Football past errors have cost him a more glorious career. Remy, 27, has endured well-publicised problems since moving to England last yea...

Moyes surprised by Van Persie outing for Dutch

ESPN staff | March, 7 2014

Manchester United boss David Moyes has admitted his surprise at seeing Robin van Persie play 90 minutes for the Netherlands on Wednesday when he had spent the previous day laid low in bed through illness. • Macintosh: Loser gets the sack? &...

Moyes scouts Griezmann and Pogba

Richard Jolly | March, 6 2014

David Moyes was in attendance for France’s 2-0 friendly win against Netherlands in Paris on Wednesday to scout Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba as he considers how to rebuild his Manchester United squad. • Rodden: France enjoy upl...

Mourinho: Varane is best young defender around

ESPN staff | March, 6 2014

Jose Mourinho may be on the hunt for new centre-backs this summer and the Chelsea manager has made no secret of his admiration for Real Madrid's Raphael Varane, describing him as the "best young central defender in the world." • Ro...

Benzema full of confidence for France

ESPN staff | March, 6 2014

France striker Karim Benzema told Eurosport he would not have even found the target a few months ago with the shot that brought him the opening goal in Wednesday's 2-0 friendly win over the Netherlands. • Rodden: A misleading win • Int...

Zidane delight at son Enzo's France call-up

Mark Rodden | March, 5 2014

France legend Zinedine Zidane says he was proud to see his son receive a call-up to his country's under-19 team.  • Rigg: Goalkeeping dilemma Real Madrid youth-team midfielder Enzo Fernandez, 18, can play for either France or Spain...

Robin van Persie doubtful for France friendly

Richard Jolly | March, 5 2014

Robin van Persie could miss the Netherlands’ friendly against France because he is ill. • Hiddink confirms return The Manchester United striker sat out training on Tuesday and is a doubt for Wednesday’s game in Paris, along ...

Benzema credits coaches for upturn in form

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | March, 4 2014

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has hailed his coaches Didier Deschamps, Carlo Ancelotti and Zinedine Zidane for helping him through a slump in form and into his current excellent spell. • Loew hopeful over Khedira • Rigg: Casilla...

Deschamps hints at reason for Nasri snub

Mark Rodden | March, 4 2014

France coach Didier Deschamps has hinted that Samir Nasri has been left out his latest squad for more than just footballing reasons. Nasri, 26, expressed his frustration at being overlooked after scoring in Manchester City’s Capital One Cup...

Nasri wants France redemption

Mark Rodden | March, 3 2014

Samir Nasri hopes his stunning goal in Manchester City's Capital One Cup final win against Sunderland can help him earn a recall to the France squad for the World Cup. • Marcotti: What does it take to win a World Cup? • World...

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