[Teams] France vs Ivory Coast: Kosicleny Rested But Man Utd & Chelsea Stars Start
Two Arsenal players have been rested but Manchester United and Chelsea stars start for France in their friendly with the Ivory Coast.
France entertain the Ivory Coast at the Stade de France in a friendly this evening and there is plenty of Premier League interest in the game.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will be a happy man as Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud have been rested by Didier Deschamps but Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba once again starts in the middle of the park.
Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante also lines-up for France along with West Ham’s Dimitri Payet but Tottenham duo Moussa Sissoko and Hugo Lloris are among the substitutes.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Costil; Sidibé, Varane, Rami, Digne; Rabiot, Kanté, Pogba; Dembele, Payet, Gameiro.
Subs: Evra, Mangala, Fekir, Corchia, Giroud, Koscielny, Mandana, Lloris, Sissoko, Matuidi, Lemar.
Gbohouo – Aurier, Koné, Kanon, Traoré – Kessié, Serey Die Doukouré – Gradel, Kalou, Kodjia
Subs: Bagayoko, Deli, Angban, N’Guessan, Eboue, Diomande, Gbohouo, Sangare, Sio, Pepe.
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