Deschamps explains ignoring Man City's Nasri

France coach Didier Deschamps has decided to leave out Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri from his latest squad.

Nasri has completed his suspension by the French Football Federation for abusing a journalist at Euro 2012.

"I didn't think it was the right time to call him back," Deschamps said. "I prefer to wait a while.

"But before his minor injury he put together a very good start to the season. He has scored and contributed a few assists.

"He is available for selection but, again, I just felt it was not the right time."

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