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Deschamps Announces France Lineup for Netherlands, Ireland Games

Thu 16 Mar 2023 | 08:21 PM
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On Thursday, Didier Deschamps announced the squad that will participate in France's games against the Netherlands and Ireland in March as part of the Euro 2024 qualifiers. 

Deschamps chose three players to debut with Les Bleus. They are Brice Samba (RC Lens), Khéphren Thuram (OGC Nice), and Wesley Fofana (Chelsea).

Many players from the 2022 World Cup squad will continue their road with the French team such as Olivier Giroud (AC Milan), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus) as well as Marseille’s Jordan Veretout. Meanwhile, goalkeeping trio Mike Maignan (AC Milan), Brice Samba (RC Lens) and Alphonse Areola (West Ham).

The full 23-man squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola (West Ham), Mike Maignan (AC Milan), Brice Samba (Lens)

Defenders: Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid), Wesley Fofana (Chelsea), Theo Hernandez (AC Milan), Ibrahima Konate (Liverpool), Jules Koundé (Barcelona), Benjamin Pavard (Bayern Munich), William Saliba (Arsenal), Dayot Upamecano (Bayern Munich)

Midfielders: Youssouf Fofana (Monaco), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus), Aurélien Tchouaméni (Real Madrid), Jordan Veretout (OM), Khéphren Thuram (Nice).

Forwards: Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich), Olivier Giroud (AC Milan), Antoine Griezmann (Atlético), Randal Kolo Muani (Frankfurt), Kylian Mbappé (PSG), Marcus Thuram (Mönchengladbach), Moussa Diaby (Leverkusen).