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Two of Newcastle United's French have spent the day teaching at a Newcastle school.
Defenders Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Mathieu Debuchy have been at Newcastle School for Boys.
Born: May 15, 1989 in Bangui, Central African Republic.
Position: Defence, centre back.
Career: Captained Montpellier to the Ligue 1 title in 2012. Three appearances for the France national team. Joined Newcastle United for an undisclosed fee, signing a five and a half year deal on January 22, 2013. He made his debut as a substitute during the club's 2-1 win over Aston Villa.
Born: July 28, 1985 in Fretin, France.
Position: Defender, right back.
Career: Began his career at French club Lille before joining Newcastle United on a five and a half year deal on January 4, 2013, for a fee of around £5.5 million. He made his debut against Norwich on January 12. Capped by France 19 times.
Newcastle United has a reputation for welcoming French football players. Today, two of them will be hoping to repay the favour.
Defenders Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Mathieu Debuchy are giving a French language lesson at the Newcastle School for Boys.
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Dedenders Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Mathieu Debuchy helped take a class at Newcastle Sschool for Boys in Gosforth.