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Injured Giroud out of France's friendly with Germany

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has withdrawn from the France squad for Tuesday's friendly against Germany in Cologne.

The 31-year-old, injured in Friday evening's 2-0 win over Wales in Paris, underwent tests in Rambouillet on Saturday and was shown to have suffered a right thigh strain, t he French Football Federation confirmed on its website on Sunday.

He has returned to his club, who host Tottenham in the north London derby in the Premier League on Saturday lunchtime.

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