Morgan Schneiderlin
Morgan Schneiderlin (R) was not a part of the France squad that beat defeated Cameroon a couple of days ago. Pictured: France's Morgan Schneiderlin (R) fights for the ball with Brazil's Firmino during their international friendly soccer match at the Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, near Paris, March 26, 2015.Reuters

Marseillie midfielder Lassana Diarra will not feature for France in Euro 2016 after he was sidelined with a knee injury. France coach Didier Deschamps has named Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin as Diarra's replacement.

Diarra was ruled out after swelling was found on his left knee. The former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder played the first half of France's international friendly against Cameroon, before being replaced by Leicester City's N'Golo Kante.

The news was announced through France football's official Twitter handle on Wednesday.

France have faced a number of injury concerns this year. Earlier, Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane and Barcelona's Jeremy Mathieu were also ruled out of Euro 2016. Adil Rami and Samuel Umtiti were called up in place of Varane and Mathieu respectively.

Deschamps has also overlooked Mamadou Sakho. Sakho was recently cleared to play after his 30-day suspension following a positive drug test, but Deschamps decided against calling the Liverpool defender.

However, France have finally decided on their 23 players who will available for selection during the forthcoming European Championships at home.

France squad for Euro 2016Goalkeepers:Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Benoit Costil (Rennes).

Defenders:Samuel Umtiti (Lyon), Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal), Eliaquim Mangala (Manchester City), Patrice Evra (Juventus), Bacary Sagna (Manchester City), Christophe Jallet (Lyon), Lucas Digne (Roma), Adil Rami (Sevilla).

Midfielders:Paul Pogba (Juventus), Blaise Matuidi (PSG), N'Golo Kante (Leicester), Yohan Cabaye (Crystal Palace), Moussa Sissoko (Newcastle), Morgan Schneiderlin (Manchester United).

Attackers:Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid), Dimitri Payet (West Ham), Anthony Martial (Manchester United), Kingsley Coman (Bayer Munich), Olivier Giroud (Arsenal), Andre-Pierre Gignac (Tigres).

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