Olympique Lyonnais midfielder Corentin Tolisso is on cloud nine after earning his first call-up to France's senior squad as coach Didier Deschamps puts emphasis on youth for upcoming clashes against Luxemburg and Spain.
AS Monaco midfielder Tiémoué Bakayoko has been called up by France for the first time, replacing the injured Paul Pogba in the squad for this month's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier with Luxembourg and friendly against Spain.
France's last remaining Champions League representatives Monaco have been drawn against German giants Borussia Dortmund in the quarter-finals, avoiding the likes of Bayern, Real, Barcelona and Juventus.
Olympique Lyonnais have qualified for the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals despite slipping to a 2-1 defeat at AS Roma on Thursday in a gripping second leg that meant the Ligue 1 side go through 5-4 on aggregate.
Teen sensation Kylian Mbappé and three other AS Monaco stars lead a 13-strong Ligue 1 contingent in the France squad selected for this month's FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier with Luxembourg and friendly against Spain.