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4 Lyonnais called up by Raymond Domenech

Published on the 30 August 2007 à 12:42 by BV

Raymond Domenech today handed down his list of 24 players for the France squad that will take on Italy at the San Siro on September 8 and then host Scotland on September 12 at the Parc des Princes in continued qualifying action for Euro 2008. $ OL players were on the list.

4 Lyonnais were included in the France squad: François Clerc, Jérémy Toulalan, Karim Benzema and Sidney Govou. Govou, who scored a brace in the first leg, makes his return to the squad after missing the trip to Slovakia.

Sidney Govou has 28 caps to date (5 goals). François Clerc has 7 caps, Jérémy Toulalan 5 and Karim Benzema 3 (1 goal).

OL remains the most highly represented club in the squad with its 4 players.

The 24-man France squad:

Sébastien Frey (Fiorentina)
Mickael Landreau (PSG)
Ulrich Ramé (Bordeaux)
Eric Abidal ( Barcelona)
Julien Escudé (FC Sevilla)
François Clerc (OL)
Patrice Evra (Manchester United)
William Gallas (Arsenal)
Philippe Mexes (AS Roma)
Bakary Sagna (Arsenal)
Lilian Thuram (Barcelona)
Alou Diarra (Bordeaux)
Lassana Diarra (Chelsea)
Claude Makelele (Chelsea)
Florent Malouda (Chelsea)
Samir Nasri (Marseille)
Franck Ribéry (Bayern Munich)
Jérémy Toulalan (OL)
Patrick Vieira (Inter Milan)
Nicolas Anelka (Bolton)
Karim Benzema (OL)
Sidney Govou (OL)
Thierry Henry (Barcelona)
David Trézéguet (Juventus)