Ousmane Dembele, Tanguy Ndombele recalled to France squad for World Cup 2022 qualifiers

Ousmane Dembele, Tanguy Ndombele recalled to France squad for World Cup 2022 qualifiers

Dembele, 23, was a part of the France squad that received the World Cup in Russia in 2018 however has not performed for Les Bleus since December of that yr. He’s rewarded for his latest kind with Barcelona and a uncommon, prolonged run free from damage.

Ousmane Dembele, Tanguy Ndombele recalled to France squad for World Cup 2022 qualifiers

Ousmane Dembele in motion for the French nationwide crew in 2018. AFP

Paris: Barcelona ahead Ousmane Dembele and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tanguy Ndombele have been recalled to the France squad on Thursday because the World Cup holders start their marketing campaign to qualify for subsequent yr’s match in Qatar with a triple-header of matches this month.

Dembele, 23, was a part of the France squad that received the World Cup in Russia in 2018 however has not performed for Les Bleus since December of that yr. He’s rewarded for his latest kind with Barcelona and a uncommon, prolonged run free from damage.

Ndombele received the final of his six caps in June 2019, shortly earlier than becoming a member of Tottenham from Lyon.

The duo function in an expanded squad of 26 named by coach Didier Deschamps, with Paul Pogba additionally included because the Manchester United midfielder returns following greater than a month out injured.

France start their qualifying marketing campaign at house to Ukraine subsequent Wednesday, 24 March, behind closed doorways on the Stade de France.

They are going to then make the lengthy journey to play Kazakhstan away on Sunday, 28 March and can journey straight from there to Bosnia and Herzegovina for one more qualifier in Sarajevo three days later.

The France squad got an exemption permitting them to journey exterior the European Union for these matches and keep away from having to spend per week in self-isolation on their return.

That’s regardless of the French league this week saying that golf equipment wouldn’t launch gamers for upcoming internationals scheduled exterior the EU and European Financial Space (EAA), which incorporates Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

France are additionally because of come up towards Finland within the five-team Group D, with solely the winners qualifying instantly for the finals.

Teenage Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga and Lyon’s Houssem Aouar have been amongst these overlooked of the squad as they are going to as an alternative function for France on the upcoming Beneath-21 Euro in Hungary.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola (Fulham/ENG on mortgage from Paris Saint-Germain), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Mike Maignan (Lille)

Defenders: Lucas Digne (Everton/ENG), Leo Dubois (Lyon), Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich/GER), Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint-Germain), Clement Lenglet (Barcelona/ESP), Ferland Mendy (Actual Madrid/ESP), Benjamin Pavard (Bayern Munich/GER), Raphael Varane (Actual Madrid/ESP), Kurt Zouma (Chelsea/ENG)

Midfielders: N’Golo Kante (Chelsea/ENG), Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Paul Pogba (Manchester United/ENG), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus/ITA), Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG)

Forwards: Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco), Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich/GER), Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona/ESP), Olivier Giroud (Chelsea/ENG), Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona/ESP), Thomas Lemar (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Anthony Martial (Manchester United/ENG), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain)

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