In-form striker Antoine Griezmann and left-back Lucas Digne have been handed maiden call-ups by France coach Didier Deschamps, who has left out Eric Abidal, Gael Clichy and Samir Nasri.
Monaco's efforts to overhaul Paris Saint-Germain at the French Ligue 1 summit took a blow as the league resumed after its winter break. M'Baye Niang cancelled out a Layvin Kurzawa opener as Montpelier held Claudio Ranieri's side to a 1-1 draw.
Monaco will be fielding the likes of Radamel Falcao, Eric Abidal, Jeremy Toulalan, Joao Moutinho and Emmanuel Riviere against third-tier side Vannes in the Cope de France on Sunday.
Valenciennes recorded a surprise 2-1 win over second-placed Ligue 1 side Monaco, thanks to David Ducourtioux's strike and an Eric Abidal own goal, while Falcao missed a second-half penalty.
With AC Milan and Barcelona having become very familiar with each other in recent seasons in the UEFA Champions League, FIFA.com looks back at some of the classic encounters between this pair of European giants.
After more than two decades between the posts for Barcelona, Victor Valdes is leaving the La Liga giants at the end of the 2013/14 campaign and the Spanish international has admitted he may be interested in a move to Monaco.