Kante And Payet Earn France Call Ups

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Dimitri Payet and Leicester City midfielder N’golo Kante have both been named in France’s squad to face Russia and Netherlands.

Payet has been impressive for West Ham this season, scoring eight goals and assisting seven more in the EPL, with the Hammers looking to qualify for the UCL.

West Ham are currently fifth on the log, just two points behind fourth placed Manchester City.

Kante has been a phenomenon, helping Leicester City mount a serious title challenge, as the foxes sit at the summit of the table.

Full France squad

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda, Benoit Costil.

Defenders: Lucas Digne, Patrice Evra, Raphael Varane, Laurent Koscielny, Mamadou Sakho, Jeremy Mathieu, Bacary Sagna, Christophe Jallet.

Midfielders: Yohan Cabaye, Blaise Matuidi, Moussa Sissoko, N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba, Lassana Diarra.

Attackers: Olivier Giroud, Anthony Martial, Dimitri Payet, Kingsley Coman, Antoine Griezmann, Andre-Pierre Gignac.



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