Leeds United 'keeper Illan Meslier heading for Under-21s Euros with France

LEEDS United goalkeeper Illan Meslier has been named in the France under-21s squad for the group stage games of the Under-21s European Championships.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 3:52 pm

The competition is being held in Hungary and Slovenia, and France will take on fellow Group C sides Denmark on March 25, Russia on March 28 and then Iceland on March 31.

Meslier is still awaiting his France under-21s debut despite his fine form as first choice 'keeper for the Whites.

England are in Group D with Portugal, Croatia and Switzerland.

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EUROS-BOUND: With France's under-21s for Leeds United goalkeeper Illan Meslier. Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images.

The group stage and knockout stage are being held separately, with the group winners and runners-up advancing to the eight-team knockout phase that will take place between May 31 and June 6.

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