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Germany Announce Squad For Final WC Qualifiers, 10 Stars Miss Out

Germany Announce Squad For Final World Cup Qualifiers, 10 Stars Miss Out

By David Kappel - Sep 29, 2017 12:00 PM @kappilinho

Germany boss Joachim Low has announced his squad for their final two 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, but several stars, including one of the country's biggest names, missed out.

Click through the gallery above to see which German players did not make their national team's latest squad.

The 2014 World Cup champions are unbeaten for over a year, having won 14 of their past 17 games, including all their qualification matches in Group C so far.

Germany only need one more point from their final two qualifiers, against second-placed Northern Ireland and third-placed Azerbaijan, in order book their ticket for Russia.

Low recalled Jerome Boateng and Leroy Sane but has a few key players, such as Manuel Neuer and Sami Khedira, absent due to injury, while a few recent regulars, including Mesut Ozil, were not called up.

Germany's full 23-man squad:

Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno (Bayer Leverkusen), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona), Kevin Trapp (Paris Saint-Germain)

Defenders: Mats Hummels (Bayern Munich), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Antonio Rudiger (Roma), Niklas Sule (Bayern Munich), Matthias Ginter (Borussia Monchengladbach), Shkodran Mustafi (Arsenal), Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich, Marvin Plattenhardt (Hertha Berlin)

Midfielders/forwards: Julian Brandt (Bayer Leverkusen), Emre Can (Liverpool), Julian Draxler (Paris Saint-Germain), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Leon Goretzka (Schalke), Sebastian Rudy (Bayern Munich), Lars Stindl (Borussia Monchengladbach), Timo Werner (Red Bull Leipzig), Amin Younes (Ajax Amsterdam), Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich), Sandro Wagner (Hoffenheim), Leroy Sane (Manchester City)

Read: France Announce Squad For WC Qualifiers, Snub Seven Stars

Do you think Germany are strong enough to defend their World Cup title in Russia? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Trapfoul Joined: 12 Sep 2017
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Trapfoul Oct 01, 2017 07:30 PM
More of bayern munich players which are currently struggling in their league this season. But you'll never know.
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FOOTBALLER Sep 30, 2017 11:07 AM
Mr editor don't they hv striker???
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kg_4_khosi Sep 29, 2017 06:14 PM
No Dortmund player
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TrueLegend Sep 29, 2017 04:53 PM
That won't happen cowditor
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MR E Sep 29, 2017 04:13 PM
Rudiger is currently with chelsea mr cowditor!
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Faysal Sep 29, 2017 02:53 PM
These naziz are machines
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Myaka weliPhefeni Sep 29, 2017 02:46 PM
My favourate team in World cup next year and i m sure they going to defend their tittle next year
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Ntsimbi08 Sep 29, 2017 01:51 PM
I need this job as an Editor coz this one is fast asleep. Antonio Rudiger is with Chelsea now.
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Chinoman Sep 29, 2017 01:39 PM
No this coach hates Dortmund players. The team is on form why can't he select atleast one. It is only Bayern players he considers.
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@classicman Sep 29, 2017 01:01 PM
haibo ndoda Antonio Rudiger plays 4 Chelsea.he left Roma last season.anyway this is a gud squad which can beat any team.
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Binda_Bucks1 Sep 29, 2017 12:51 PM
Ey Mat Hummels udlalela Bayern manje ? And Borrusia Dormund will never win bundesliga cos badayisa abadlali for izitha zabo or bayakweletana ? Admin awubheke lapho isiph leskweletu esikhokhw borrusia ku Bayern every best player from BVB uya ku bayern
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SERIPE Sep 29, 2017 12:50 PM
The squad is not strong enough to defend their title
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Maloh11 Joined: 10 Apr 2017
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Maloh11 Sep 29, 2017 12:33 PM
gud squad bt you wont win the world cup now i supported Germany in 2014 and it won but this time not Germany
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Yytrwi Sep 29, 2017 12:22 PM
Yes

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