Nzonzi, Matuidi in France squad

Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi and Steven Nzonzi of Roma are both in the France squad for the matches against Germany and Iceland.

Les Bleus won the World Cup in the summer, and for the September international break they kept much the same squad.

This time Coach Didier Deschamps has made six changes, but both Matuidi and Nzonzi retain their places.

France play Germany in the Nations League at the Stade de France on October 16, but before that they have a friendly with Iceland in Guingamp on October 11.

France squad to face Iceland and Germany:

Goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola [Paris Saint-Germain], Hugo Lloris [Tottenham Hotspur], Steve Mandanda [Marseille]

Defenders: Lucas Digne [Everton], Lucas Hernandez [Atletico Madrid], Presnel Kimpembe [Paris Saint-Germain], Benjamin Pavard [Stuttgart], Mamadou Sakho [Crystal Palace], Djibril Sidibe [Monaco], Raphael Varane [Real Madrid], Kurt Zouma [Everton]

Midfielders: N’Golo Kante [Chelsea], Blaise Matuidi [Juventus], Tanguy Ndombele [Lyon], Steven Nzonzi [Roma], Paul Pogba [Manchester United]

Forwards: Ousmane Dembele [Barcelona], Nabil Fekir [Lyon], Olivier Giroud [Chelsea], Antoine Griezmann [Atletico Madrid], Thomas Lemar [Atletico Madrid], Kylian Mbappe [Paris Saint-Germain], Florian Thauvin [Marseille]

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