Hansi Flick has released the Germany Squad for their upcoming friendly games which includes some notable absentees
- Germany has not had the best of form following their world cup exit.
- Hansi Flick has assembled a squad in hopes of rebuilding their momentum.
- Leon Goretzka and Timo Werner did not make the Germany Squad.
Germany, looking to rebound after a disappointing World Cup, is preparing for two friendly matches ahead of Euro 2024 as the host nation. The Nationalmannschaft, led by coach Hansi Flick, has revealed a 24-player squad for these matches. Notably, Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) and Leon Goretzka (Bayern Munich) are absent from the list, sparking discussions in the country. Other Bayern stars like Kimmich, Musiala, and Sané, however, have received call-ups. Pascal Gross, the 32-year-old midfielder from Brighton, earns his first call-up.
Here’s the complete squad breakdown:
Goalkeepers: Marc-André ter Stegen (FC Barcelone), Kevin Trapp (Eintracht Francfort), Oliver Baumann (Hoffenheim)
Defenders: Emre Can (Borussia Dortmund), Robin Gosens (Union Berlin), Benjamin Henrichs (RB Leipzig), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Felix Nmecha (Borussia Dortmund), Antonio Rüdiger (Real Madrid), Nico Schlotterbeck (Borussia Dortmund), Niklas Süle (Borussia Dortmund), Jonathan Tah (Bayer Leverkusen), Malick Thiaw (AC Milan)
Midfielders: Julian Brandt (Borussia Dortmund), Pascal Gross (Brighton), Ilkay Gündogan (FC Barcelone), Jonas Hofmann (Bayer Leverkusen), Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich), Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen)
Forwards: Niclas Füllkrug (Werder Brême), Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich), Kai Havertz (Arsenal), Leroy Sané (Bayern Munich), Kevin Schade (Brentford).
As Germany aims to regain its strength, this selection reflects a blend of experienced players and rising talents, representing the nation’s aspirations on the football field.