France coach Laurent Blanc admits Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny isn't in his starting XI.

Speaking in his pre-match press conference ahead of Monday's Group D opener with England, Blanc suggested that the Arsenal defender might have to wait a little longer to win his fourth cap.

"We've got two big players in central defence and I hope they play very well tomorrow," he said.

"Koscielny has had a very good season with Arsenal but, as you know, you need experience at centre-back and players that work together in terms of instinct."