Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann showboat during France training

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France are large favourites heading into this summer's European Championships on their own turf - and it's easy to see why.

Didier Deschamps' squad is jam-packed with world-class individuals often seen displaying their talents in the Champions League for the likes of Real Madrid, Juventus and Arsenal.

Two of such top-quality stars are Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann.


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The French pair are amongst the best and most highly-sought after players in world football.

And as if a reminder was needed of their ability, Pogba and Griezmann were filmed having an entertaining skill-off during France training on Thursday. Watch the footage below.


They make it look so easy.

Whilst their focus may well be on winning Euro 2016, developments behind the scenes suggest they will both be involved in transfer sagas this summer.

According to The Sun, Manchester United have made a £60 million offer to lure Pogba back to the Theatre of Dreams after selling him to Juventus in 2012.

Indeed, the Red Devils have been forced to regret releasing the French superstar four years ago and now face breaking the British transfer record to re-sign him.

Juve are yet to respond to United's approach but, understandably, they don't want to lose Pogba, who is arguably their most important player.

Where the France international's feelings are concerned, he's reportedly made clear a desire to seek pastures new after achieving great success in Turin.

But for the elusive Champions League, Pogba has won everything there is to win, helping Juventus along to four Serie A titles, two Coppa Italias and two Supercoppa Italianas.

As for Griezmann, following another fantastic season in La Liga, the 25-year-old has emerged as a target for Jose Mourinho's United and Chelsea.

Reports last month revealed that Griezmann's contract with Atletico Madrid included a £63 million buy-out clause - due to be increased to £79 million - yet the France international has no intentions of leaving the Vicente Calderon if any suitor stumps up the fee.

This is according to the Independent, who claim Chelsea were happy to pay the full amount but told they would fail in their pursuit.

Griezmann is said to be happy in Madrid after scoring 32 goals in all competitions last term, steering Atleti to a strong La Liga title challenge and the Champions League final, where they lost to rivals Real in Milan.

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