Evra selected in France squad for play-off

The Manchester United defender escaped punishment by the French Football Federation (FFF) last month after labelling 1998 World Cup winner Bixente Lizarazu and three other commentators as "tramps" in a post-match interview with TV station TF1 following a 3-0 win over Finland in their final group game.

And head coach Didier Deschamps has also chosen to look past Evra's indiscretion, naming him in a largely unchanged 24-man squad for the crucial two-legged play-off with Mykhaylo Fomenko's side.

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