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Football: Grenier withdraws from France friendly squad


Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier on Tuesday withdrew from the France squad to face the Netherlands in a friendly at the Stade de France.

The French Football Federation confirmed the 23-year-old, who has won three caps, would miss Wednesday's match because of an adductor problem.

Revised France squad to play the Netherlands:

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Stéphane Ruffier (Saint-Etienne)

Defenders: Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle United/ENG), Lucas Digne (Paris Saint-Germain), Patrice Evra (Manchester United/ENG), Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal/ENG), Eliaquim Mangala (FC Porto/POR), Bacary Sagna (Arsenal/ENG), Mamadou Sakho (Liverpool/ENG), Raphaël Varane (Real Madrid/ESP)

Midfielders: Yohan Cabaye, Blaise Matuidi (both Paris Saint-Germain), Paul Pogba (Juventus/ITA), Moussa Sissoko (Newcastle United/ENG), Josuha Guilavogui (Saint-Etienne, on loan from Atletico Madrid/ESP)

Forwards: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid/ESP), Olivier Giroud (Arsenal/ENG), Franck Ribéry (Bayern Munich/GER), Loïc Rémy (Newcastle United/ENG), Mathieu Valbuena, Dimitri Payet (both Marseille), Antoine Griezmann (Real Sociedad/ESP)