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20.05.2004 Football News

Desailly 'to quit international football' after Ghana-France game

By Reuters
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France captain Marcel Desailly will retire from international football in August after a friendly against his native Ghana in Rennes, French daily Le Parisien said on Thursday.

According to Le Parisien, the veteran Chelsea defender is to announce his decision in an interview with monthly soccer magazine African Football in June.

Desailly, 35, has 113 caps for France

However, he is considering playing for another season at club level with Chelsea in 2005, Le Parisien added.

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