Didier Deschamps’ squad tomorrow expected to produce no surprises

Le Parisien and RMC Sport both believe that France manager Didier Deschamps’ squad announcement tomorrow will not provide many surprise – it is expected to be a slightly enlarged squad, with 26 players rather than the usual 23.

Projected squad to face Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Bosnia in 2022 World Cup qualifiers (italics means uncertain):

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Mike Maignan (Lille), Benoît Costil (Bordeaux)

Defenders: Léo Dubois (Lyon), Benjamin Pavard (Bayern Munich), Raphaël Varane (Real Madrid), Presnel Kimpembe (PSG), Clement Lenglet (Barcelona), Kurt Zouma (Chelsea), Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich), Ferland Mendy (Real Madrid)

Midfielders: N’Golo Kanté (Chelsea), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus), Steven N’Zonzi (Rennes), Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham), Paul Pogba (Manchester United), Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham)

Attackers: Wissam Ben Yedder (AS Monaco), Olivier Giroud (Chelsea), Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona), Kylian Mbappé (PSG), Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich), Anthony Martial (Manchester United)Ousmane Dembélé (Barcelona), Marcus Thuram (Gladbach)

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