Adrien Rabiot, Aurelien Tchouameni, Youssouf Fofana, Jordan Veretout and Eduardo Camavinga are the other midfielders chosen by the Bleus Deschamps coach.
In defence, Saliba, Konate and Varane will be joined by Benjamin Pavard, Jules Kounde, Presnel Kimpembe, Lucas Hernandez, Theo Hernandez and Dayot Upamecano. Former Crystal Palace striker Steve Mandanda is among the goalkeeper options along with Lloris and Areola.
Meanwhile, England manager Gareth Southgate is due to announce his Three Lions squad on Thursday afternoon. Marcus Rashford and Ben White are expected to be withdrawn as Rashford has not featured for his country since the Euro 2020 final.