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Saha named to French squad for Germany friendly

France boss Laurent Blanc included Louis Saha on the squad Thursday for a friendly against Germany, giving the Tottenham man a chance to revive his international career.

The 33-year-old Saha made his international debut in 2004, but has played just 11 minutes since 2006. With Karim Benzema and Loic Remy absent, Saha was named to the forward line, and could earn his 20th cap at Germany on Wednesday.

Blanc also handed Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano his first call-up, as France continues preparations for the Euro 2012 finals.

After the match against Germany, France will play Iceland on May 27, Serbia on May 31, and Estonia on June 5. France will face England, Sweden and Ukraine in Euro 2012 Group D in June.

Following is the complete France roster:

Goalkeepers: Cedric Carrasso (Bordeaux), Hugo Lloris (Lyon), Steve Mandanda (Marseille).

Defenders: Eric Abidal (Barcelona), Mathieu Debuchy (Lille), Patrice Evra (Manchester United), Philippe Mexes (AC Milan), Adil Rami (Valencia), Anthony Reveillere (Lyon), Mamadou Sakho (PSG).

Midfielders: Morgan Amalfitano (Marseille), Yohan Cabaye (Newcastle United), Alou Diarra (Marseille), Yann M'Vila (Rennes), Florent Malouda (Chelsea), Marvin Martin (Sochaux), Samir Nasri (Manchester City), Mathieu Valbuena (Marseille).

Forwards: Kevin Gameiro (PSG), Olivier Giroud (Montpellier), Jeremy Menez (PSG), Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich), Louis Saha (Tottenham).