France Provisional Squad Roster: Players Set to Shine

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France Provisional Squad Roster: Players Set to Shine
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French manager Laurent Blanc named his provisional 26-man squad this week for the upcoming Euro 2012 tournament.

He has until May 29 to whittle this number down to 23.

France face tough group-stage matches against England, Ukraine and Sweden, but can probably be considered as the favourites to win the group.

While some in France  are skeptical about the team's overall chances of glory, there's no denying that the French squad will contain some quality players come June.

Will anyone be this year's Zidane?

Here's my choice of five French players who I think will light up this year's tournament.

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