Alexandre Lacazette missing again as Didier Deschamps names France squad
France head coach, Didier Deschamps has announced his squad for Les Bleus' upcoming Euro 2020 qualifier games and a friendly against Bolivia with the biggest casualty being Arsenal forward, Alexandre Lacazette.
Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet was one of three players to have earned their first national team call-up alongside Lyon right-back Leo Dubois and Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan. Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud has also been included in the squad but one noticeable absentee was Marseille custodian Steve Mandanda.
Goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola (Paris SG), Benjamin Lecomte (Montpellier), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham/ENG), Mike Maignan (Lille)
Defenders: Lucas Digne (Everton/ENG), Leo Dubois (Lyon), Clement Lenglet (Barcelona/ESP), Ferland Mendy (Lyon), Benjamin Pavard (Stuttgart/GER), Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona/ESP), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid/ESP), Kurt Zouma (Everton/ENG)
Midfielders: N'Golo Kante (Chelsea/ENG), Blaise Matuidi (Juventus/ITA), Tanguy Ndombele (Lyon), Paul Pogba (Manchester United/ENG), Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham/ENG)
Forwards: Wissam Ben Yedder (Sevilla/ESP), Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich/GER), Olivier Giroud (Chelsea/ENG), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Thomas Lemar (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG), Florian Thauvin (Marseille)