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Didier Deschamps insists Martial still likely to be called up to France squad

Anthony Martial has impressed since returning from injury, having spent 2 months on the sidelines following a hamstring injury suffered in August.

The French striker has scored 3 goals and and assisted another 3 in 6 appearances in since his return to the team. Martial’s return has alos sparked Marcus Rashford into terrific goalscoring form with the forward netting 6 goals in his last 7 games.

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Martial hasn’t been called up to the France squad since March 2018 but Didier Deschamps insists that the former Monaco striker is still in his plans.

“He was part of the French team on a regular basis, but recently he was often injured,” Deschamps said ahead of this coming international break.

“He came back not so long ago and it’s going well in his role as a central striker with Manchester United. For a long time he’s been part of the players likely to be called up.”

 

 

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