The rangy Clermont Auvergne winger has taken time to come through but he has been in superb form this season.
Malzieu has the height of a back-rower but he is genuinely quick and his size makes him very hard to bring down.
He has been keeping Fijian flyer Villimoni Delasau on the bench for Clermont and could partner club-mate Aurelien Rougerie on the wing for France.
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