Federal coach Hansi Flick has announced his squad for the final two international matches of the calendar year – including one newcomer and five returnees.
Two international matches are still to be played in the qualifiers before the start of the 2022 World Cup year: On 11 November, the DFB team will face Liechtenstein in Wolfsburg, before concluding their Group J campaign in Armenia on 14 November.
The 27-player squad for the two matches was announced on Friday by national coach Hansi Flick, who started his tenure with five wins in five matches. It includes one newcomer and five returnees.
Hansi Flick called up attacker Lukas Nmecha from VfL Wolfsburg for the national team for the first time. In addition, Julian Draxler of Paris Saint-Germain, Julian Brandt of Borussia Dortmund, Christian Günter of SC Freiburg, Ilkay Gündogan of Manchester City and Kevin Trapp of Eintracht Frankfurt return.
The German line-up at a glance:
Goal: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Bernd Leno (FC Arsenal), Marc-André ter Stegen (FC Barcelona), Kevin Trapp (Eintracht Frankfurt).
Defence: Matthias Ginter (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Christian Günter (SC Freiburg), Jonas Hofmann (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Thilo Kehrer (Paris St. Germain), David Raum (TSG Hoffenheim), Antonio Rüdiger (FC Chelsea), Nico Schlotterbeck (SC Freiburg), Niklas Süle (Bayern München)
Midfield/Attack: Karim Adeyemi (Red Bull Salzburg), Julian Brandt (Borussia Dortmund), Julian Draxler (Paris St. Germain), Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich), Leon Goretzka (Bayern Munich), Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City), Kai Havertz (Chelsea FC), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Lukas Nmecha (VfL Wolfsburg), Thomas Müller (Bayern Munich), Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich), Florian Neuhaus (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), Leroy Sane (Bayern Munich),Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen)