By PA Sport Staff
Defending champions France have named Raphael Varane in their World Cup squad despite the Manchester United defender’s injury troubles.
The 29-year-old was a doubt for the tournament in Qatar with a hamstring injury sustained during United’s 1-1 draw at Chelsea on October 22nd.
But France boss Didier Deschamps has gambled on Varane’s fitness and included him in his 25-man party.
Midfielders N’Golo Kante and Paul Pogba are absent through injury, while United forward Anthony Martial and Aston Villa defender Lucas Digne have missed out.