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Chris Cook will also start on his home ground in place of Dan Robson while Addison Lockley comes in for Friday night’s clash instead of Kieran Low.
And 17-year-old Exeter prop Luke Cowan-Dickie will make his first appearance in the Under-20 squad as he is picked on the bench.
England got off to winning start on Saturday with a hard-fought win over Wales, 26-20, but Hunter will have been concerned at his side’s failure to trouble the scoreboard in the second half.
And having struggled to a 16-10 victory in the reverse fixture in Venice last year, England will be keen to produce a better performance ahead of their encounter with a dangerous-looking French outfit.
15 - Ben Ransom (Saracens)
14 - Andy Short (Worcester Warriors)
13 - Elliot Daly (London Wasps)
12 - Ryan Mills (Gloucester Rugby)
11 - Jamie Elliott (Northampton Saints)
10 - George Ford (Leicester Tigers)
9 - Chris Cook (Bath Rugby)
1 - Mako Vunipola (Bristol Rugby)
2 - Mike Haywood (Northampton Saints)
3 - Will Collier (Harlequins)
4 - Addison Lockley (Exeter Chiefs)
5 - Charlie Matthews (Harlequins)
6 - Matt Kvesic (Worcester Warriors)
7 - Matt Everard (Leicester Tigers)
8 - Alex Gray (Newcastle Falcons) (captain)
16 - Rob Buchanan (Harlequins)
17 - Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs)
18 - Joe Launchbury (London Wasps)
19 - Ollie Steadman (Leeds Carnegie)
20 - Dan Robson (Gloucester Rugby)
21 - Guy Armitage (London Irish)
22 - Christian Wade (London Wasps)