MALOUDA HOPES FOR CHELSEA RESPECT

Florent Malouda says that he expects other teams to respect Chelsea due to their killer instinct. “It is difficult to know why people think that Arsenal play the better football,” Florent Malouda said on a photoshoot for Chelsea Hospitality Packages. “Even when we finished top, people still said Arsenal played better than us. But you …

MALOUDA BLAMES DOMENECH TACTICS

French Winger Florent Malouda has blamed Raymond Domenech’s tactics as the sole reason for the France’s failure to get past the group stages. “It’s the failure of a system that led to the debacle,” Malouda told L’Equipe. “The players who play for Chelsea, Barcelona, (Bayern) Munich or Lyon need a high-level environment to blossom. “It …

MALOUDA DROPPED FROM FRENCH SQUAD

Laurent Blanc has dropped one of France’s talented player, Florent Malouda from the French squad for the upcoming international friendly. Blanc has succeeded the deposed and disgraced Raymond Domenech – the decision to appoint him was taken before the World Cup – and he hopes that the unprecedented move to impose the one-match suspension will …