Euro 2024: the list of 25 players from the France team sent to UEFA, find the numbers that the Blues will wear

Euro 2024: the list of 25 players from the France team sent to UEFA, find the numbers that the Blues will wear

N'Golo Kanté a retrouvé son N.13 fétiche tandis que Youssouf Fofana a récupéré le 19 de Karim Benzema. MAXPPP – Alexandre MARCHI

Le sélectionneur Didier Deschamps a transmis sa liste officielle à l’UEFA, vendredi 7 juin, et avec les numéros que porteront chacun des Bleus à l’Euro en Allemagne, qui débute le 14 juin.

One more step taken towards the Euro. The coach of the France team Didier Deschamps sent his final list of 25 players to UEFA on Friday evening. Unchanged from that announced on May 16 by "DD", this is accompanied by the numbers that the Blues will wear from their first match in Germany, on May 17  June against Austria. And there are some changes.

Kanté with lucky number, Upamecano heir to Varane

Thus, N’Golo Kanté, surprise of the French group, recovered his favorite number 13. The same one worn by Youssouf Fofana during the 2022 World Cup. The Monegasque chose to take the 19th of a certain Karim Benzema. Also note the passage from 21 to 3 of Jonathan Clauss, in the absence of Lucas Hernandez, victim of a ruptured cruciate ligament in one knee and forfeited for the continental event.

Dayot Upamecano takes over from Raphaël Varane, even his outfit since he will now wear the number 4 formerly owned by the central defender, retired from the selection since Qatar. In this game of musical chairs, Warren Zaire-Emery will now be number 18 of the Blues, previously that of Upamecano.

Finally, the new kid, Bradley Barcola, inherits the number 25, left by Eduardo Camavinga for the benefit of N.6.

A definitive list without surprises

In this list sent by Didier Deschamps to UEFA, no player changes were made, as expected. The injured Kingsley Coman and Aurélien Tchouaméni continue their recovery with the group. After the last friendly match against Canada, Sunday in Bordeaux, Canada will return to base camp in Paderborn, Germany, Wednesday June 12.

If injury or serious illness of an element, the coach retains the possibility of changing a goalkeeper at any time of the competition and until D-1 of the first match in the match ;Euro, June 17.

The list and numbers of the Blues

Goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola (23), Mike Maignan (16), Brice Samba (1).
Defenders: Jonathan Clauss (21), Theo Hernandez (22), Ibrahima Konaté (24), Jules Koundé (5), Ferland Mendy (3), Benjamin Pavard (2), William Saliba (17), Dayot Upamecano (4).
Midfields: Eduardo Camavinga (6), Youssouf Fofana (19), Antoine Griezmann (7), N'Golo Kanté (13), Adrien Rabiot (14) ), Aurélien Tchouaméni (8), Warren Zaire-Emery (18).
Attackers: Bradley Barcola (25), Kingsley Coman (20), Ousmane Dembélé (11), Olivier Giroud (9), Randal Kolo Muani (12) , Kylian Mbappé (10), Marcus Thuram (15).

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