Mendy suffers knee harm, leaves France squad with Lacazette



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12 Nov 2018, 22:57 IST
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Benjamin Mendy (L) and Alexandre Lacazette

Benjamin Mendy has left the France squad after being identified with a knee harm, whereas Alexandre Lacazette has additionally been changed.

The French Soccer Federation (FFF) confirmed on Monday that Arsenal striker Lacazette has withdrawn after a session between nationwide workforce physician Franck Le Gall and Gunners medical workers.

The 27-year-old had solely been formally added to the France squad on Monday, after Manchester United’s Anthony Martial pulled out with a groin drawback.

The FFF didn’t specify the harm to Lacazette, who has been changed within the squad by Alassane Plea.

Nonetheless, they did verify that Manchester Metropolis full-back Mendy has suffered “a sprained left knee and a meniscal harm” and can return to his membership for therapy.

Lyon defender Ferland Mendy has changed his namesake in Didier Deschamps’ set-up.

France face Netherlands within the Nations League on Friday earlier than a pleasant match with Uruguay 4 days later.

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