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7 Lyon players in France squad

Published on the 24 August 2006 à 11:14 by BV

At 11:00 on Thursday, Raymond Domenech announced his 20-man squad for France's two Euro 2008 qualifying matches next week against Georgia and Italy. Seven Lyon players are in the list.

7 Lyonnais: Grégory Coupet, Eric Abidal, François Clerc, Alou Diarra, Florent Malouda, Sidney Govou and Sylvain Wiltord. Olympique Lyonnais is far away the best represented club side in the squad.

The squad also reveals the continuation of Claude Makelele and Lilian Thuram with Les Bleus.

The squad: Grégory Coupet, Mickael Landreau, Eric Abidal, Jean-Alain Boumsong, François Clerc, William Gallas, Gaël Givet, Willy Sagnol, Lilian Thuram, Alou Diarra, Claude Makelele, Florent Malouda, Rio Antonio Mavuba, Patrick Vieira, Sidney Govou, Thierry Henry, Franck Ribéry, Louis Saha, David Trézéguet, Sylvain Wiltord.