Silvestre doubtful for Bleus
By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The defender did not figure for Manchester United during their 3-0 win over Fulham on Saturday, and his participation for the two games is in doubt.
France host Malta on Saturday, before travelling to Italy to face Israel for the second game of their double-header on Wednesday.
Silvestre will join up with the squad at Clairefontaine on Tuesday, where his well-being will be assessed.
Manchester United are battling for glory both domestically and in Europe, and manager Sir Alex Ferguson will not want his player to be risked if he is anything less than 100 percent fit.