Illan Meslier Named in France U21s Squad

Illan Meslier Named in France U21s Squad

Leeds United keeper in line to face Serbia, Armenia and Ukraine

Sylvain Ripoll unveiled his latest France U21s squad on Thursday afternoon, with Illan Meslier named in the 23-man squad for their upcoming fixtures against Serbia, Armenia and Ukraine.

Leading Group H with 19 points in 7 games, the France U21s enter the final phase of their UEFA Euro U21 2023 campaign, with recent wins over the Faroe Islands and Northern Ireland.

Les Bleus will first host Serbia on Thursday June 2 at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble, before travelling to face Armenia on Monday June 6. Finally, the squad will face Ukraine on Thursday June 9 at the Necmi Kadioglu Stadium in Istanbul.

Meslier has been ever present for Leeds United this season, featuring in all 41 league and cup fixtures, making the most Premier League saves of any goalkeeper and contributing with seven clean sheets.

France U21s Squad:

Goalkeepers: Dietsch, Fofana, Meslier

Defenders: Badiashile, Fofana, Gusto, Kalulu, Lukeba, Merlin, Omari, Truffert

Midfielders: Camavinga, Caqueret, Chotard, Diop, Koné, Le Fée, Thuram

Forwards: Abline, Cho, Gouiri, Kalimuendo, N'Goumou

France U21s Fixtures:

Thursday 2nd June: France U21 v Serbia

Monday 6th June: Armenia v France U21

Thursday 9th June: Ukraine v France U21