However, the 22-year-old France hopeful bounced back in form strongly into this season, scoring five league goals for his club so far.
France will visit the Netherlands in their final UEFA Nations League group match on November 16. A draw can guarantee the world champions a top spot in the group and a chance of contending for the tournament's title next June.
Following is France's 23-member list:
Defenders: Lucas Digne (Everton), Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint-Germain), Benjamin Mendy (Manchester City), Benjamin Pavard (Stuttgart), Adil Rami (Marseille), Mamadou Sakho (Crystal Palace), Djibril Sidibe (Monaco), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)
Forwards: Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona), Nabil Fekir (Lyon), Olivier Giroud (Chelsea), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid), Anthony Martial (Manchester United), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain), Florian Thauvin (Marseille)
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