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Joseph F.L., French surgeon, 1740-1824. See: Deschamps needle.
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And now according to Italian publication Tuttosport, Deschamps is closing in on a sensational return to Turin as he wants to complete the work he left unfinished in 2007.
Blaise Matuidi, Ronaldo and Didier Deschamps during the Dubai International Sports Conference.
Instead, Deschamps opted for Crystal Palace's Mamadou Sakho for the game with the Dutch and a friendly with Uruguay next Tuesday.
Les Blues got their campaign under way with a goalless draw in Germany in midweek, when Deschamps felt his players were slightly off the pace.
"The quality of this German team is still there," responded Deschamps. "They've not gone from one of the favorites for the World Cup to an average team overnight.
The Stuttgart defender, whose stunning strike in the last-16 win over Argentina was voted goal of the tournament, is now reportedly the target of interest from top clubs in England and Germany.Bayern Munich and Tottenham have both been strongly linked with the former Lille man and Deschamps says the recognition is richly deserved.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was axed from the French squad in Russia, Dugarry accusing Deschamps of lying and putting himself before the country by claiming the decision was for football reasons.
France overpowered Croatia 4-2 to lift the trophy and Deschamps became only the third man, after Brazil's Mario Zagallo and German Franz Beckenbauer to win it both as player and coach.
FRANCE manager Didier Deschamps was left soaked in beer, champagne and sweat after celebrating World Cup glory with his squad - a moment he will cherish alongside the crowning achievement of his playing career.
DIDIER DESCHAMPS has told his France players they can win the World Cup today if they focus on the three Cs - calm, confidence and concentration.