Laporte played his youth football with France, but will be with Spain at the Euros.
Deschamps told La Provence: "He has this freedom, he has not played with us… He could have not had it, ten seconds with the Blues would have been enough.
"He's always been on the pre-lists, but there is competition. Me, I do not take a player to prevent him from having a second choice. I wasn't going to block it.
"What bothers me is what he can say and that is untrue. The only message I got from him, dates from October for a specific situation where he was injured in September, he was no longer on the pre-lists.
"He was on those of November, March and that one too. There is no mess, it's his choice. I wish him a safe journey. It's part of his freedom."
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