Gourcuff Cut From France Squad
Yoann Gourcuff has been left out of Laurent Blanc’s final 23-man France squad ahead of the 2012 European Championships.
Gourcuff failed to impress in a friendly against Iceland after an unimpressive season in France with Lyon.
France are in Group D alongside England, Sweden and co-hosts Ukraine. Les Bleus kick off their campaign against England on June 11.
Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Lyon), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Cedric Carrasso (Bordeaux), Defenders: Gael Clichy (Manchester City), Mathieu Debuchy (Lille), Patrice Evra (Manchester United), Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal), Philippe Mexes (AC Milan), Adil Rami (Valencia), Anthony Reveillere (Lyon), Midfielders: Hatem Ben Arfa (Newcastle), Yohan Cabaye (Newcastle), Alou Diarra (Marseille), Yann M’Vila (Rennes), Marvin Martin (Sochaux), Florent Malouda (Chelsea), Blaise Matuidi (PSG), Samir Nasri (Manchester City), Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich), Strikers: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Olivier Giroud (Montpellier), Jeremy Menez (PSG), Mathieu Valbuena (Marseille)
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