France World Cup squad

France World Cup squad

France coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday named the following 23-man squad for the World Cup finals in Russia:

FILE PHOTO: International Friendly - France vs Colombia
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - International Friendly - France vs Colombia - Stade De France, Saint-Denis, France - March 23, 2018 France coach Didier Deschamps. Picture taken March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

PARIS: France coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday named the following 23-man squad for the World Cup finals in Russia:

Goalkeepers: Alphone Areola (Paris St Germain), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur), Steve Mandanda (Olympique de Marseille)

Defenders: Lucas Hernandez (Atletico Madrid), Presnel Kimpembe (Paris St Germain), Benjamin Pavard (VfB Stuttgart), Benjamin Mendy (Manchester City), Djibril Sidibe (Monaco), Adil Rami (Olympique de Marseille), Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)

Midfielders: Blaise Matuidi (Juventus), N'Golo Kante (Chelsea), Steven N'Zonzi (Sevilla), Paul Pogba (Manchester United), Corentin Tolisso (Bayern Munich)

Forwards: Olivier Giroud (Chelsea), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid), Kylian Mbappe (Paris St Germain), Thomas Lemar (Monaco), Nabil Fekir (Olympique Lyonnais), Florian Thauvin (Olympique de Marseille), Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona)

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond)

Source: Reuters

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