Benzema, Rami make French cut

Didier Deschamps has named his squad for the upcoming internationals with Japan and Spain, naming two La Liga players in the process.

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema and Valencia’s Adil Rami maintain their place in Deschamps’ selection for the friendly with Japan on October 12 and the World Cup qualifying clash with La Roja four days later.

Les Bleus have notably included Lassana Diarra and Moussa Sissoko, whilst they are without Samir Nasri through injury.

France squad to face Japan and Spain: Lloris (Lyon), Mandanda (Olympique de Marsella), Landreau (Lille), Clichy (Manchester City), Evra (Manchester United), Jallet y Sakho (PSG), Rami (Valencia), Yanga-Mbiwa (Montpellier), Koscielny (Arsenal) y Mathieu Debuchy (Lille), Cabaye (Newcastle), Gonalons (Lyon), Matuidi (PSG), Valbuena (Marsella), Moussa Sissoko y Capoue (Toulouse), Lass Diarra (Anzhi), Benzema (Real Madrid), Giroud (Arsenal), Gomis (Lyon), Ménez (PSG), Ribéry (Bayern Munich)

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