With a South American international double-header coming up for Didier Deschamps’ France, Les Bleus’ chief has experimented with a number of selections after suffering a few withdrawals.
Samir Nasri, recalled after the Euro 2012 debacle in which he featured prominently (via ESPN FC), pulled out with an injury doubt. Teammate Gael Clichy also withdrew for similar reasons, as did Paris Saint-Germain’s Jeremy Menez.
With those better-established names dropping out of the 23-man party though, a number of exciting new faces have been drafted into the squad. A number of familiar, but relatively less-established names have also been included in the injury aftermath.
Here are six players to look out for when France takes on Uruguay.