Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was excluded from France squad to face Sweden and Croatia in the Nations League next month.
Didier Deschamps confirmed that his start player has tested positive for Covid-19.
Rennes teenager Eduardo Camavinga replaces him in the squad.
“At the last minute, we had to make a change to the list because Paul Pogba had been on the list but, unfortunately for him, he took a test yesterday that came back positive this morning,” Deschamps told reporters on Thursday.
“So, at the last minute, he was replaced by Eduardo Camavinga.”
Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele was also left out of the squad and has reportedly tested positive for the virus.