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France coach Deschamps explains ignoring Arsenal striker Lacazette

France coach Didier Deschamps says Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette remains on his radar.

Deschamps left Lacazette out of his squad this week.

He explained: "It's true that he's making an early season where he is efficient and effective. There is competition in this position and from the moment that the players I selected for the World Cup are successful, I continue to rely on them.

"It's not a question of profile, but I'm not going to accumulate multiple players in the same position. It is also necessary to have a balance compared to the list and he occupies a single position of central attacker, with the competition that it involves.

"It does not take away the credit for what he does, he must continue!"

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