Ribery and Grenier ruled out
Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has been ruled out of France's World Cup campaign, along with Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier.
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Montpellier's Remy Cabella and Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin will replace the duo, whose absence was announced by Didier Deschamps at a press conference in Clairefontaine ahead of his side's departure to Brazil.
Ribery had been following an individual training programme to overcome a back problem and failed to prove his fitness after rejoining the full squad on Friday. Grenier sat out the session as he underwent scans on a thigh injury, and both players' worst fears were confirmed by coach Deschamps.
Deschamps said in the press conference screened on the French Football Federation's official website: "(Ribery) stopped with a strong pain.
"He had tests early in the afternoon which unfortunately confirmed the severity of the situation, that he will be unavailable for several weeks."