Mandanda and Diarra with the Blues during Euro 201612 may 2016
Unsurprisingly, afterMichy Batshuayi selected with Belgium at midday (elected best goalkeeper in League 1 by his peers) and Lassana Diarra (League 1 type team member) were retained by Didier Deschamps in the list of 23 players called upon to defend the colors of the France team at the European Championship in 2016, from Jone 10 to July 10 in France.
The coach revealed his group this Thursday night on the 8 o'clock news on TF1, which also shows the former Olympians Andre-Pierre Gignac and Dimitri Payet.
In addition to this list, Didier Deschamps has also given the name of 8 reservists attending the start of the preparation of the France team, before leaving after the filing of the final list to UEFA on May 31
23 Blues for Euro 2016
Goalkeepers: Benoît Costil, Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda.
Defense: Lucas Digne, Patrice Evra, Christophe Jallet, Laurent Koscielny, Eliaquim Mangala, Jérémy Mathieu, Bacary Sagna, Raphaël Varane.
Mid-field: Yohan Cabaye, Lassana Diarra, N’Golo Kanté, Blaise Matuidi, Paul Pogba, Moussa Sissoko.
Attacking: Kingsley Coman, André-Pierre Gignac, Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann, Anthony Martial, Dimitri Payet.
8 reservists for Euro 2016
Alphonse Aérola – Samuel Umtiti, Djibril Sidibé – Morgan Schneiderlin, Adrien Rabiot – Hatem Ben Arfa, Alexandre Lacazette, Kévin Gameiro.
France's team program
Monday, May 30 - Friendly Match
9pm, the Beaujoire Stadium in Nantes
Tuesday, May 31
Final list of the 23 players for Euro 2016
Saturday, June 4 - Friendly Match
9pm, Saint-Symphorien stadium in Metz
Friday, June 10 - the first day of the group phase of Euro 2016,
9pm, Stade de France in Saint-Denis
Wednesday, June 15 - 2nd day of the Euro 2016 group stage
9pm, Velodrome stadium in Marseille
Sunday, June 19 - 3rdday of the Euro 2016 group stage
9pm, Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille