Published November 03, 2011
| Sports Network
Paris, France – Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud earned his man roster for two upcoming friendlies.
Giroud, 25, is currently level atop the Ligue 1 scoring chart with PSG's Kevin Gameiro on eight goals.
"He's having an excellent start to the season with his club," Blanc said. "We've been following him for some time. He is an unusual player and I like players like him in a central striking role."
Following is the complete French roster:
Defenders: Eric Abidal (Barcelona), Mathieu Debuchy (Lille), Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal), Jeremy Mathieu (Valencia), Adil Rami (Valencia), Anthony Reveillere (Lyon), Mamadou Sakho (PSG).
Forwards: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Kevin Gameiro (PSG), Olivier Giroud (Montpellier), Jeremy Menez (PSG), Loic Remy (Marseille), Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich).