Register Login Scores

World News

France Announce Latest Squad, 10 Stars Snubbed

France manager Didier Deschamps has announced his squad for the upcoming international break, but once again snubbed several superstars, including players from FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Scroll through the gallery above to see some players who were snubbed from Les Bleus' latest squad!

The 2018 FIFA World Cup winners have an abundance of top talent available right now, leaving Deschamps with a selection headache ahead of every international break.

In the upcoming break, France will face Finland in a friendly before clashing with 2016 UEFA European Championship winners Portugal and Sweden in the UEFA Nations League.

France are unbeaten in their past 12 international games, winning 10 of those matches and drawing two.

Deschamps has called up Kylian Mbappe even though he missed his side's UEFA Champions League game with RB Leipzig this week due to injury.

Marcus Thuram received a maiden call-up to follow in the footsteps of his famous father Lilian, who won the 1998 FIFA World Cup with Les Bleus.

However, Eduardo Camavinga, who became France's youngest goalscorer since 1914 in September, was not called up following his recent injury.

Read: 10 Clubs That Went Bankrupt

Aymeric Laporte also remains out of the reckoning, while Ousmane Dembele and Ferland Mendy were among several high-profile players who were snubbed.

Here is the France squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Benoit Costil (Girondins Bordeaux), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur), Mike Maignan (Lille), Steve Mandanda (Olympique Marseille)

 Lucas Digne (Everton), Leo Dubois (Olympique Lyon), Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich), Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint-Germain), Clement Lenglet (FC Barcelona), Benjamin Pavard (Bayern Munich), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid), Kurt Zouma (Chelsea)

Midfielders: N'Golo Kante (Chelsea), Steven Nzonzi (Stade Rennais), Paul Pogba (Manchester United), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus), Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham Hotspur), Corentin Tolisso (Bayern Munich)

Wissam Ben Yedder (AS Monaco), Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich), Nabil Fekir (Real Betis), Olivier Giroud (Chelsea), Antoine Griezmann (FC Barcelona), Anthony Martial (Manchester United), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Monchengladbach)


England Announce Next Squad, Man Utd Star Snubbed

The Top Goalscorers In The Champions League So Far

CR7 Climbs To Third Among All-Time Top Goalscorers


Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

18 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

116 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Beckham Fires Coach, Wants Former Man Utd Teammate

1 Jan 08, 2021 11:23 AM in World News

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

138 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Official: Man Utd Confirm Second January Exit

1 Jan 13, 2021 05:37 PM in English Premier League

Messi Named World’s Greatest Playmaker Of The Decade, CR7 Not In Top 10

23 Jan 12, 2021 01:36 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Brighton Coach Hands Down Verdict On Tau’s Debut

31 Jan 11, 2021 05:34 PM in Players Abroad

5 Of Mosemaedi’s Best Looks Alongside His Swanky VW

2 Jan 13, 2021 12:05 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

116 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates