France coach Didier Deschamps has praised star striker Karim Benzema, saying his team are better when the Real Madrid man is playing.
Benzema, who was linked with a move to Arsenal over the summer, is set to start up front alongside Lyon striker Nabil Fekir in Friday's friendly against Portugal.
"The presence of Karim is very important," Deschamps told a news conference. "He's a top-level player who has international experience.
"He's not going to resolve everything by himself, but Karim is Karim...