Germany’s 2014 FIFA World Cup winning coach Joachim Löw has announced his 27 member probables squad ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Löw has had some surprises by not nominating the 2014 championship winning goalscorer Mario Götze, striker Sandro Wagner, Benedikt Höwedes, Andre Schürrle, and Skodran Mustafi.
The surprise call-up was that of striker Nils Pedersen and defender Jonathan Tah.
Joachim LÖw will have to announce his final 23 players squad on June 4 with Germany playing against Mexico on June 17, Sweden on June 23 and South Korea on June 27.
Bernd Leno (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Manuel Neuer (FC Bayern München), Marc-André ter Stegen (FC Barcelona), Kevin Trapp (FC Paris Saint-Germain)
Jerome Boateng (FC Bayern München), Matthias Ginter (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Jonas Hector (1.FC Köln), Mats Hummels (FC Bayern München), Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München), Marvin Plattenhardt (Hertha BSC Berlin), Antonio Rüdiger (FC Chelsea), Niklas Süle (FC Bayern München), Jonathan Tah (Bayer 04 Leverkusen)
Julian Brandt (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Julian Draxler (FC Paris Saint-Germain), Mario Gomez (VfB Stuttgart), Leon Goretzka (FC Schalke 04), Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City), Sami Khedira (Juventus Turin), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München), Mesut Özil (FC Arsenal), Nils Petersen (SC Freiburg) Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), Sebastian Rudy (FC Bayern München), Leroy Sané (Manchester City), Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)