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Nasri, Clichy and Abidal dropped from France squad

Friday, February 28, 2014 by YAHOO Sport

Samir Nasri, Gael Clichy and Eric Abidal have been left out of France's 24-man squad to face Netherlands next Wednesday.

Didier Deschamps has opted to ring the changes, with the uncapped pair of Antoine Griezmann and Lucas Digne handed call-ups, along with Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala, who could win just his second cap.

France squad:

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda, Stephane Ruffier

Defenders: Patrice Evra, Bacary Sagna, Mathieu Debuchy, Mamadou Sakho, Raphaël Varane, Laurent Koscielny, Lucas Digne, Eliaquim Mangala

Midfielders: Paul Pogba, Yohan Cabaye, Blaise Matuidi, Mathieu Valbuena, Antoine Griezmann, Dimitri Payet, Clement Grenier, Rio Mavuba, Moussa Sissoko, Franck Ribery

Forwards: Karim Benzema, Olivier Giroud, Loic Remy

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