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France Announce Squad For WC Qualifier

France Announce Squad For 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier

By Kurt Buckerfield - Mar 17, 2017 12:00 PM @KurtLaduma

France have announced their 24-man squad for their upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Luxemburg, and a few big names were snubbed!

Click through the gallery to see 10 stars who did not make France's latest squad.

The 2016 European Championship finalists will take on Luxemburg in a 2018 WC qualifier next Saturday, before playing against Spain in an international friendly three days later.

Didier Deschamps announced his team on Thursday, leaving out the likes of Karim Benzema, Alexandre Lacazette and Anthony Martial. Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Moussa Sissoko was also excluded from the team, as well as Bayern Munich's Kingsley Coman.

Here is France's 24-man squad:

Keepers: Alphonse Areola, Benoit Costil, Hugo Lloris

Defenders: Presnel Kimpembe, Layvin Kurzawa, Laurent Koscielny, Benjamin Mendy, Adil Rami, Bacary Sagna, Djibril Sidibe, Samuel Umtiti

Midfielders: N'Golo Kante, Thomas Lemar, Blaise Matuidi, Paul Pogba, Adrien Rabiot, Corentin Tolisso

Forwards: Ousmane Dembele, Kevin Gameiro, Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe, Dimitri Payet, Florian Thauvin

Teammates Who Fell Out With Each Other

What do you think of France's latest squad? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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djshepzaro Joined: 16 Nov 2016
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djshepzaro Mar 23, 2017 02:00 PM
@Ronaldinho 10 babheme inyaope
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ndleleni_89 Mar 22, 2017 11:41 AM
Only the best.
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Ronaldinho 10 Mar 21, 2017 11:44 AM
@djshepzaro they snubbed him how come
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djshepzaro Mar 19, 2017 11:49 AM
Strong team, mbappe ,gameiro & griezman ayeyeye kuzofiwa
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djshepzaro Mar 19, 2017 11:46 AM
Eish sissoko what a player
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MR E Mar 18, 2017 08:16 AM
France team short quality only, anyway good squad.
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Sabyztoh7 Mar 18, 2017 08:16 AM
Benzema??
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Muraga Tendani Ronny Mar 18, 2017 06:14 AM
Wow just look at that forward line... Hmmm iwsh it was part of my Fifa 17 club team... Lol.
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mkhokoe Mar 17, 2017 03:47 PM
where iz anthony m
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mkhokoe Mar 17, 2017 03:44 PM
mhh
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Ubala_lol Mar 17, 2017 03:42 PM
France ahg awya
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Chinoman Mar 17, 2017 03:27 PM
I want martial and bakayogo those boys are good
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Khosi-City Mar 17, 2017 03:25 PM
France are now on other level
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Myaka weliPhefeni Mar 17, 2017 02:53 PM
Good squad and hey they building for the future and is no Benzema and Ribery
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Thula-Bucs Mar 17, 2017 02:14 PM
France have lots of world class players
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Blackman Mar 17, 2017 01:39 PM
Aix Puyet, Matuidi and Grizmann
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moSHIMAne Mar 17, 2017 01:14 PM
Well balanced team
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musah005 Mar 17, 2017 01:09 PM
Its a good selection especially the midfield and the forwards
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mosville Mar 17, 2017 01:07 PM
Martial deserve a place
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Zugo48 Mar 17, 2017 01:07 PM
Lacazette..Dembele of Celtic...Laporte of Bilbao should be there.but France has a great team there..Kylian Mbappe how I wish this boy can come to City..yho yho yho this boy mara.

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