Santini names strong squad
By Adam Marshall. Last Updated: January 1, 1970 1:00am
Jacques Santini has named a strong France squad for the friendly with Germany on November 15.
Les Bleus welcome Chelsea anchor man Claude Makelele back into the fold, with Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre also fit enough take his place in the 18-man party.
Chelsea veteran Marcel Desailly and Auxerre attacker Djibril Cisse miss out, but Bayern Munich's Willy Sagnol returns after a knee operation.
Fabien Barthez (Manchester United), Gregory Coupet (Lyon); Jean-Alain Boumsong (Auxerre), William Gallas (Chelsea), Bixente Lizarazu (Bayern Munich), Mikael Silvestre (Manchester United), Lilian Thuram (Juventus); Olivier Dacourt (Roma), Ludovic Giuly (Monaco), Claude Makelele (Chelsea), Benoit Pedretti (Sochaux), Robert Pires (Arsenal), Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid); Sylvain Wiltord (Arsenal), Thierry Henry (Arsenal), Steve Marlet (Marseille), David Trezeguet (Juventus).