Yanga-Mbiwa Replaces Real Madrid Defender

04 February 2013 06:21
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has been called up by France coach Didier Deschamps for Wednesday's friendly against Germany in Paris.

The 23-year-old has been selected as a replacement for Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, who has picked up a muscle injury.

Yanga-Mbiwa, who joined Newcastle from Montpellier last month, has three senior international caps to his name.

Source: Newcastle United Mad