Les Bleus squad announced

Koscielny handed first France call-up

February 3, 2011
Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny has been called into the France squad for the first time for next week's friendly with Brazil at the Stade de France.

But Manchester United defender Patrice Evra was not selected by national team boss Laurent Blanc in his 23-man squad for the game on February 9.

Evra is eligible for selection after serving a five-match ban for his part in the revolt in France's World Cup squad in South Africa last year.

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