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.
Following is the complete France roster:
Goalkeepers: Cedric Carrasso (Bordeaux), Hugo Lloris (Lyon), Steve Mandanda (Marseille).
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).