Soccer-Abidal, Nasri back in France squad for Belgium friendly (Reuters)

(Adds details, quotes) By Julien Pretot PARIS, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Samir Nasri and Eric Abidal have been recalled by France coach Didier Deschamps for next week’s friendly game in Belgium. Defender Abidal, who twice underwent surgery on a liver tumour, won the last of 61 caps in February, 2012. “He has international experience in an area where players are injured or lack playing time,” Deschamps told a news conference on Thursday, referring to Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane and Paris St Germain’s Mamadou Sakho. …

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