PARIS, March 18 Lille midfielder Yohan Cabaye
has been called up to the France squad to face Luxembourg in a
Euro 2012 qualifier and Croatia in a friendly after Abou Diaby
pulled out injured, the French federation (FFF) said on Friday.
Arsenal midfielder Diaby was ruled out of the games because
of a muscle injury, the FFF said in a statement.
France travel to Luxembourg on March 25 for a 2012 Euro
Group D qualifier before taking on Croatia at the Stade de
France four days later.
Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Olympique Lyon), Steve Mandanda
(Olympique Marseille), Cedric Carrasso (Girondins Bordeaux)
Defenders: Anthony Reveillere (Lyon), Gael Clichy (Arsenal),
Philippe Mexes (AS Roma), Adil Rami (Lille), Mamadou Sakho
(Paris St Germain), Bacary Sagna (Arsenal), Patrice Evra
(Manchester United), Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal)
Midfielders: Alou Diarra (Bordeaux), Yohan Cabaye (Lille),
Yoann Gourcuff (Lyon), Yann M'Vila (Stade Rennes), Samir Nasri
(Arsenal), Florent Malouda (Chelsea)
Forwards: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Kevin Gameiro (FC
Lorient), Guillaume Hoarau (PSG), Jeremy Menez (Roma), Franck
Ribery (Bayern Munich), Loic Remy (Marseille)
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Sonia Oxley; To comment
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