Lacina Traore returns to the Monaco side for the Ligue 1 clash with Bastia on Saturday evening, replacing the injured Dimitar Berbatov up front.
Leonardo Jardim has named Lacina Traore in his side for AS Monaco's meeting with Bastia in Ligue 1 on Saturday evening.
The Ivorian striker has been trusted to lead the line for the visitors due to the absence of Dimitar Berbatov, who misses out due to a thigh injury.
Monaco are also without Portuguese playmaker Joao Moutinho, whose place in the side is given to fellow midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.
Floyd Ayite looks set to operate in an advanced position for Bastia after being preferred to Benjamin Mokulu in the starting lineup.
Bastia: Areola; Palmieri, Squillaci, Peybernes, Diakite; Kamano, Gillet; Boudebouz, Ongenda, Maboulou; Ayite
Monaco: Subasic; Fabinho, Carvalho, Raggi, Echiejile; Dirar, Bakayoko, Kondogbia; F.Carrasco, Germain, Traore
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