Nasri, Clichy and Abidal dropped from France squad

Didier Deschamps opts to ring the chances for Les Bleus' friendly against Netherlands by leaving out a trio of big names and calling up two previously uncapped players
Manchester City pair Samir Nasri and Gael Clichy, as well as Monaco star Eric Abidal, have been left out of France's 24-man squad to face Netherlands on Wednesday.

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

France squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda, Stephane Ruffier

Defenders: Patrice Evra, Bacary Sagna, Mathieu Debuchy, Mamadou Sakho, Raphael 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