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Luyindula's French renaissance

Published: Thursday 29 September 2005, 14.27CET
France coach Raymond Domenech has recalled Péguy Luyindula after a 12-month absence in place of injured Arsenal FC striker Thierry Henry.
by Christian Châtelet
from Paris

Published: Thursday 29 September 2005, 14.27CET

Luyindula's French renaissance

France coach Raymond Domenech has recalled Péguy Luyindula after a 12-month absence in place of injured Arsenal FC striker Thierry Henry.

France coach Raymond Domenech has recalled Péguy Luyindula after a 12-month absence in place of injured Arsenal FC striker Thierry Henry. Luyindula, who has four caps, has been rewarded for his fine form since his summer move to AJ Auxerre. Real Madrid CF midfield player Zinedine Zidane has also been named in the squad despite being sidelined with groin problems ahead of his country's FIFA World Cup Group 4 qualifiers against Switzerland and Cyprus.

France squad
Goalkeepers: Grégory Coupet (Olympique Lyonnais), Mickaël Landreau (FC Nantes Atlantique).

Defenders: Jean-Alain Boumsong (Newcastle United FC), William Gallas (Chelsea FC), Gaël Givet (AS Monaco FC), Anthony Réveillère (Olympique Lyonnais), Willy Sagnol (FC Bayern München), Sébastien Squillaci (AS Monaco FC), Lilian Thuram (Juventus FC), Jonathan Zebina (Juventus FC).

Midfielders: Vikash Dhorasoo (Paris-Saint-Germain FC), Alou Diarra (RC Lens), Claude Makelele (Chelsea FC), Florent Malouda (Olympique Lyonnais) Patrick Vieira (Juventus FC), Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid CF).

Forwards: Djibril Cissé (Liverpool FC), Ludovic Giuly (FC Barcelona), Sidney Govou (Olympique Lyonnais), Peguy Luyindula (AJ Auxerre), David Trezeguet (Juventus FC), Sylvain Wiltord (Olympique Lyonnais).

Last updated: 15/04/12 5.37CET

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