Benzema return lifts France

Benzema return lifts France

Karim Benzema could return for France in Tuesday’s Euro 2012 qualifying clash with Bosnia-Herzegovina, but Guillaume Hoarau has been ruled out.

Benzema has recovered from a right ankle injury, while Hoarau suffered a bruised right shoulder in last night’s clash with Belarus, which Les Bleus lost 1-0 at the Stade de France, and has returned to Paris St Germain.

The return of Benzema would be a welcome boost for Laurent Blanc, with Loic Remy (groin) and Louis Saha (calf) injured.

Blanc said on www.lequipe.fr: “Finally some good news.

“It was found that Karim is fit.”

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