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Germany announce final 23-member FIFA World Cup squad

Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB)

Germany head coach Joachim Löw has announced his final 23-member squad for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018.

Löw has decided to to drop goalkeeper Bernd Leno, defender Jonathan Tah, midfielder Leroy Sané und striker Nils Petersen from the preliminary squad his went down to Austria in a preparation match on Saturday.

The German FA (DFB) have submitted the final Germany squad list to football’s world-governing body FIFA earlier today.

Germany will take on Saudi Arabia in their final preparation match at the BayArena in Leverkusen on Friday.

Germany Squad

Goalkeepers
Manuel Neuer (FC Bayern München), Marc-André ter Stegen (FC Barcelona), Kevin Trapp (Paris Saint-Germain)

Defenders
Jérôme 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), Antonio Rüdiger (FC Chelsea), Niklas Süle (FC Bayern München)

Midfielders
Julian Brandt (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Julian Draxler (Paris Saint-Germain), Leon Goretzka (FC Schalke 04), Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City FC), Sami Khedira (Juventus), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid CF), Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München), Mesut Özil (Arsenal FC), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), Sebastian Rudy (FC Bayern München)

Forwards
Mario Gomez (VfB Stuttgart), Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)