Flamini reveals Vieira hopes

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Mathieu Flamini hopes Patrick Vieira will be fit for Euro 2008 despite the fact he stands in line to replace the France captain.

The former Arsenal midfielder, who recently completed a move to AC Milan, has been called up to train with France´s 23-man squad and will come in as a replacement should Vieira be forced out of the tournament with a left thigh injury.

"I hope that Patrick Vieira recovers and is ready for Euro 2008," he told French newspaper L´Equipe. "He´s an important player for the team, I hope he´ll be able to play these European Championships."

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