Stade Francais fly-half Jules Plisson will make his France debut in Saturday's Six Nations clash against England.
Big-money imports to the Top 14 are damaging France's national team development, according to captain Pascal Pape.
France captain Thierry Dusautoir and winger Sofiane Guitoune have both been ruled out of the Six Nations.
Round-up: Clermont and Munster both secured bonus-point wins on Sunday to earn home ties in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals.
This season's RBS 6 Nations Championship preparations will be ramped up next week as squads begin assembling before the opening games on February 1.
Saracens saw their hopes of topping Pool Three all but ended in south-west France as they were beaten 21-11 by Toulouse.
Saracens saw their hopes of topping Pool 3 in the Heineken Cup all but ended in south-west France as they were beaten 21-11 by Toulouse.
Ospreys head coach Steve Tandy believes there is "a chink of daylight" for his team to turn their Heineken Cup group on its head.
France discarded Frederic Michalak and called up uncapped Jules Plisson in a 30-man preliminary squad for the Six Nations.
Toulouse captain Thierry Dusautoir said his side played with a different spirit at the Sportsground than they did in last week's shock home Heineken Cup
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