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EURO2016: Man Utd pair Martial, Schneiderlin join Pogba, Payet, Kante in France squad

France manager Didier Deschamps has named his final 23-man squad for the 2016 European Championships.

The Les Bleus boss was forced to make some late changes to his roster following injuries to key defenders Raphael Varane and Jeremy Mathieu, who have now been replaced by Samuel Umtiti and Adil Rami

Manchester United's Morgan Schneiderlin was also a late inclusion following a knee injury to Marseille's Lassana Diarra.

Premier League stars Dimitri Payet, Olivier Giroud, Anthony Martial, N'Golo Kante, Hugo Lloris, Laurent Koscielny, Bacary Sagna, Eliaquim Mangala, Yohan Cabaye and the relegated Moussa Sissoko were all included, joining Juventus ace Paul Pogba, Paris Saint-Germain's Blaise Matuidi and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann.

The French side meets Scotland in Metz in their final warm-up game on Saturday before opening the tournament against Romania in Saint-Denis on June 10.

The hosts will also meet Albania and Switzerland in Group A of the UEFA competition.


France squad for Euro2016

Goalkeepers

Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur)

Steve Mandanda (Olympique de Marseille)

Benoit Costil (Stade Rennais)

Defenders

Samuel Umtiti (Olympique Lyonnais)

Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal)

Eliaquim Mangala (Manchester City)

Adil Rami (Sevilla)

Patrice Evra (Juventus)

Bacary Sagna (Manchester City)

Lucas Digne (AS Roma)

Christophe Jallet (Olympique Lyonnais)

Midfielders

Paul Pogba (Juventus)

Blaise Matuidi (Paris St Germain)

Morgan Schneiderlin (Manchester United)

N'Golo Kante (Leicester City)

Yohan Cabaye (Crystal Palace)

Moussa Sissoko (Newcastle United)

Forwards

Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid)

Dimitri Payet (West Ham United)

Anthony Martial (Manchester United)

Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich)

Olivier Giroud (Arsenal)

Andre-Pierre Gignac (UANL Tigres)

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