France duo Blaise Matuidi and Rio Mavuba are fully aware how much is at stake as they bid to reach the World Cup.
Rio Mavuba will not be pushing for a summer switch, with it his intention to spend at least one more year at Lille.
Rio Mavuba feels the time is right for him to leave Lille and admits he is looking to exit French football.
Lille captain Rio Mavuba has revealed that he will either sign a new long-term deal at the club or leave this summer.
Rio Mavuba has played down his captaincy credentials and insisted he is focused only on cementing a place in the France side.
Lille captain Rio Mavuba has extended his contract with the Ligue 1 leaders until 2015.
Rudi Garcia admits it is imperative Lille retain the services of their key men if they are to progress.
Steve Bruce is reportedly lining up a bid for Lille midfielder Rio Mavuba as a replacement for Wilson Palacios.
Rudi Garcia admits it was a wrench to leave Le Mans, but he could not refuse a return to Lille.
Lille have agreed a deal to take Rio Mavuba back to France.