Yohan Benalouane

Benalouane Set For Russia 2018 With Tunisia

Defender Yohan Benalouane is the latest Leicester City player to be confirmed as part of the FIFA World Cup cast list after being named in Tunisia's 23-man squad on Saturday.
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- Yohan Benalouane is named in Tunisia's 23-man FIFA World Cup squad
- The Leicester City defender has made three caps, including his debut, this year
- Benalouane could come up against English duo Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire in Russia
- Updates on all of the Club's stars this summer can be found at LCFC.com/WorldCup

The 31-year-old made his debut for Nabil Maâloul's men earlier this year and could now play against Foxes team-mates Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire in Group G on Monday 18 June.

Overall, Benalouane appeared on time occasions for City during the 2017/18 campaign while he has also earned three caps for Tunisia during his fledgling international career.

Earlier this week, Shinji Okazaki has named in Japan's 23-man squad after making his 112th appearance for his country in a 2-0 friendly defeat by Ghana on Wednesday. 

For updates on all of Leicester City's World Cup stars, head over to LCFC.com/WorldCup, the home of everything you need to know about the Club's representation in Russia.

Tunisia squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Farouk Ben Mustapha (Al Shabab), Moez Hassen (Chateauroux), Aymen Mathlouthi (Al Baten)

Defenders: Rami Bedoui (Etoile du Sahel), Yohan Benalouane (Leicester City), Syam Ben Youssef (Kasimpasa), Dylan Bronn (Gent), Oussama Haddadi (Dijon), Ali Maaloul (Al Ahly), Yassine Meriah (CS Sfaxien), Hamdi Nagguez (Zamalek)

Midfielders: Anice Badri (Esperance), Mohamed Amine Ben Amor (Al Ahli Riyadh), Ghaylene Chaalali (Esperance), Ahmed Khalil (Club Africain), Saifeddine Khaoui (Troyes), Ferjani Sassi (Al Nasr), Ellyes Skhiri (Montpellier), Naim Sliti (Dijon), Bassem Srarfi (Nice)

Forwards: Fakhreddine Ben Youssef (Al Ittifaq), Saber Khalifa (Club Africain), Wahbi Khazri (Rennes)

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