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Breaking News Alert - Deschamps snubs Martial in France World Cup squad

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Two years after Euro 2016 heartache, Didier Deschamps has named his France World Cup squad.
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Martial, Lacazette, Payet miss out on France's 23-man World Cup squad

Martial, Lacazette, Payet miss out on France's 23-man World Cup squad

6 days ago   |   By TheScore

Didier Deschamps has named his 23 men. France 's manager revealed his final squad list for the World Cup, electing to leave Manchester United forward Anthony Martial and Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette on an 11-man reserve list. Dimitri Payet , who had to leave Marseille 's Europa League final loss against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday with an injury, was left off the squad entirely.
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The positions break down as follows: GK: Alphonse Areola , Hugo Lloris , Steve...
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France's World Cup squad skews young, and choosing wasn't easy for Didier Deschamps

6 days ago   |   By ESPN

ESPN FC's Julien Laurens says Didier Deschamps must get it right with the tremendous amount of talent available to him on the France squad.
"Less experience, more ambition." Didier Deschamps is such a good communicator that he could almost write the headlines for the media himself.
In four words, the France head coach summed up perfectly the 23-man World Cup squad he announced on Thursday evening live on French television. He has gone for youth and talent instead of maturity and experience. The average age of this group of players is only 26, which is the youngest in the last 20 years for...
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