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France UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad for September fixtures

France UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad

France UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad

France manager Dider Deschamps has announced the French squad for the upcoming matches of UEFA Nations League 2022 in the month of September. The international break will start in the fourth week of September. The group stage matches of Nations League 2022 will take place in this gap. France have to play against Austria on September 22 and Denmark on September 25. Let’s take a look at France UEFA Nations League 2022 squad.

France UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad for September fixtures

France UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad for September fixtures
France UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad for September fixtures

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur), Mike Maignan (Milan), Alphonse Areola (West Ham)

Defenders: Benoît Badiashile (Monaco), Jonathan Clauss (Marseille), Théo Hernandez (Milan), Jules Koundé (Barcelona), Ferland Mendy (Real Madrid), Benjamin Pavard (Bayern Munich), William Saliba (Arsenal), Dayot Upamecano (Bayern Munich), Raphaël Varane (Manchester United).

Midfielders: Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid), Youssouf Fofana (Monaco), Mattéo Guendouzi (Marseille), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus), Aurélien Tchouaméni (Real Madrid).

Attackers: Olivier Giroud (Milan), Ousmane Dembélé (Barcelona), Kylian Mbappé (PSG), Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid), Randal Kolo Muani (Eintracht Frankfurt), Christopher Nkunku (Leipzig).

Key Takeaways from France UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad

  • Barcelona superstar Ousmane Dembele has earned a recall to the France squad after his impressive performances for Barcelona this season.

  • Veteran striker Olivier Giroud is also included in the France squad.
  • Karim Benzema is unavailable due to a thigh injury suffered playing for Real Madrid.

  • Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is also not available after undergoing knee surgery.

  • Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante is currently recovering from injury.

  • Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe is sidelined.

  • Bayern Munich duo Kingsley Coman and Lucas Hernandez have also ruled out.

  • Eintracht Frankfurt striker Randal Kolo Muani, Monaco centre-back Benoit Badiashile and Youssouf Fofana have earned their first call ups to the France squad.

France National Team coach Didier Deschamps announced his squad for France’s upcoming UEFA Nations League 2022 fixtures to be played in the month of June. Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara earned his first national call up to the squad. Another headline was that Olivier Giroud failed to get a place in Didier Deschamps’s squad for the upcoming Nations League matches. The reason behind Giroud’s omission is that Karim Benzema has returned after missing the previous games through injury. Arsenal defender William Saliba, who featured in two matches in the previous round of fixtures has also been selected once again. 2018 World champions France defeated Spain 2-1 in the final of previous edition to win the Nations League 2021 title. They will be hoping to get their hands on the trophy again. Let’s take a look at France UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad.

France UEFA Nations League 2022 Group

France UEFA Nations League 2022 Group

France have been placed in Group A1 for the 2022/23 Nations League alongside the Austria, Croatia and Denmark.

France UEFA Nations League 2022 Schedule

Les Bleus will start their campaign of League Nations by facing Denmark on June 3 at the Stade de France. For their second match, they will travel to face Croatia three days later. Their third match will be against Austria in Vienna on June 10. France will finish their first stage of their campaign against Croatia in Paris.

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