The meeting of November 8th 2010 (audio N° 4)

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Laurent Blanc says it is not a player’s skin colour that he is concerned with. “For me it’s not coloured people who pose a problem,” he argues. “It’s not coloured people, it’s not North Africans. Me, I have no problem with them. But the problem, it’s that those people must decide themselves and to try to let us help them to decide themselves. If there are only - and I’m speaking crudely - only blacks in the poles [youth training centres] and that those blacks regard themselves as French and want to play in the France team, that suits me fine. (On tape: Laurent Blanc)

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