France/England - Blanc riled by Nasri celebration questions

France coach Laurent Blanc reacted angrily on Tuesday after being asked further questions about Samir Nasri's provocative goal celebration during the 1-1 draw with England.

Pushed to explain his actions, Nasri admitted he had been targeting a journalist from French sports newspaper L'Equipe who had criticised his performances in France's recent warm-up matches.

"It doesn't interest me," Blanc told reporters.

"The players' reactions are personal. If the lads have got problems with particular people and the media, you're big boys and you can sort things out between yourselves.

"We can't control the players' reactions. They can be unexpected. It's a part of the game and it's been going on for a very, very, very long time," added Blanc, who admitted he would have "a conversation" with Nasri.

French headcoach Laurent Blanc (R) speaks to French midfielder Franck Ribery and French midfielder Samir Nasri during the Euro 2012 championships football match France vs England on June 11, 2012 at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK HERTZOG

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