FIFA World Cup 2018 France Squad Team Players Name List Last 11

France is always considered as one of the strong forces when it comes to the FIFA Football World Cup 2018. Ever since reaching the final in the 2006 edition, Les Blues haven’t done anything substantial in the tournament over the last three editions. This time, they go into the tournament as one of the title contenders as they have a balanced side at their disposal.

Let us take a look at how Didier Deschamps will have the starting XI in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

FIFA World Cup 2018 France Squad

Confirmed France 23 Man Squad: Football seasons still going after the end of the season and in the month May there will be official squad announcement made by the (Didier Deschamps).

1 Hugo Lloris Tottenham 32 GK
2 Steve Mandanda Marseille 31 GK
3 Alphonse Areola PSG 25 GK
4 Layvin Kurzawa PSG 25 Defender
5 Presnel Kimpembe PSG 22 Defender
6 Benjamin Mendy Manchester City 23 Defender
7 Samuel Umtiti Barcelona 24 Defender
8 Raphaël Varane PSG 24 Defender
9 Lucas Hernandez Atletico Madrid 22 Defender
10 Benjamin Pavard Stuttgard 22 Defender
11 Adil Rami Marseille 32 Defender
12 Djibril Sidibé Monaco 25 Defender
13 Thomas Lemar Monaco 22 Midfielder
14 Blaise Matuidi Juventus 30 Midfielder
15 Corentin Tolisso Bayern Munich 22 Midfielder
16 Paul Pogba Manchester United 24 Midfielder
17 N’Golo Kanté Chelsea 26 Midfielder
18 Ousman Dembele Barcelona 21 Forward
19 Florian Thauvin Marseille 25 Forward
20 Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid 26 Forward
21 Kylian Mbappé PSG 19 Forward
22 Nabil Fakir Lyon 24 Forward
23 Olivier Giroud Arsenal 31 Forward

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur/England), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Alphonse Areola (Paris Saint-Germain)

Defenders: Djibril Sidibe (Monaco), Benjamin Pavard (Stuttgart/Germany), Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona/Spain), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid/Spain), Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint-Germain), Adil Rami (Marseille), Benjamin Mendy (Manchester City/England), Lucas Hernandez (Atletico Madrid/Spain)

Midfielders: Paul Pogba (Manchester United/England), Corentin Tolisso (Bayern Munich/Germany), Blaise Matuidi (Juventus/Italy), Ngolo Kante (Chelsea/England), Steven Nzonzi (Sevilla/Spain)

Forwards: Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid/Spain), Olivier Giroud (Chelsea/England), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain), Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona/Spain), Florian Thauvin (Marseille), Nabil Fekir (Lyon), Thomas Lemar (Monaco).

This is how the French will line up in. Russia.

Goalkeeper: Captain Hugo Lloris will be guarding the goal for France unless he is ruled out of the tournament due to an injury.

Defenders: Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane will spearhead the defense along with Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti as the central defenders. Monaco’s Sidibe will be the right-back while Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy will be the left-back in spite of missing a majority of the last season.

Midfielders: N’Golo Kante and Paul Pogba will be the holding midfielders while Thomas Lemar and Kylian Mbappe will take care of the left and right side respectively. Nabil Fekir, who is on the verge of joining Liverpool will play as the number 10.

Forward: Antoine Griezmann will be the sole striker of France while Olivier Giroud will be the backup striker.

FIFA World Cup 2018 France Squad Last 11

Lloris, Sidibe, Varane, Umtiti, Benjamin Mendy, N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba, Kylian Mbappe, Nabil Fekir, Thomas Lemar, Antoine Griezmann.

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