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See How World Cup Winners Mbappe, Pogba, Kante And Others Showed Up For Training - Photos

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was in good spirits as he arrived for France training   It is less than two months since Fr...


Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was in good spirits as he arrived for France training
 
It is less than two months since France were crowned World Cup winners after they beat Croatia in the final at the Luzhniki Stadium, and that triumph certainly won't be forgotten in a hurry. 
 
Atletico Madrid team-mates Thomas Lemar (left), Antoine Greizmann (centre) and Lucas Hernandez (right) are all in the France squad
 
France are back in action as they prepare for games away to Germany and at home to Holland in the new UEFA Nations League. 
 
Coach Didier Deschamps has kept faith with the vast majority of the squad that won the World Cup, and the players were given a golden reception as they returned to the national team base at Clairefontaine on Monday.
 
Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy will be looking to get more minutes under his belt
 
The France stars, including Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, noticed some changes at Clairefontaine, with two stars on the floor outside the entrance, denoting the country's World Cup wins, the first of which came in 1998.
 
Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe, who enjoyed such an impressive World Cup, seemed in good spirits as he arrived, as did Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy.
 
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante, who has 31 caps for France, arrives at Clairefontaine
 
Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann was also present along with Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud and Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
 
Eager to continue with the players who were so impressive in Russia, Deschamps made just one alteration to his squad for the upcoming games, and that was enforced, with injured goalkeeper Steve Mandanda being replaced by Benoit Costil.
 
Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi is an important member of Didier Deschamps' squad
 
There were some notable omissions from Deschamps' squad, including Anthony Martial, Alexandre Lacazette and Dimitri Payet, but the players that have been selected will be eager to keep their winning momentum going. 
 
 
Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain starred for France in their World Cup success
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud was joined by Roma's Steven N'Zonzi (right) as he arrived
Ousmane Dembele, in fine form with Barcelona at club level, is the next to arrive
Hugo Lloris was in attendance despite having missed Tottenham's defeat by Watford
 
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Source: Daily Mail UK

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