Opportunity knocks for new Bleus

June 15, 2003
By Julien Pretot
PARIS, June 15 (Reuters) - Jacques Santini will take a peek into the future when the Confederations Cup begins on Tuesday - handing opportunities to a new generation of French players.

In the absence of Zinedine Zidane, Claude Makelele, David Trezeguet and Patrick Vieira, the tournament will offer a chance for others to stake their claims for a place in Euro 2004.

Coach Santini will be particularly keen to find out whether Monaco's Jerome Rothen and Olympique Lyon striker ...

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