German National team coach Hansi Flick has named his 24-man squad for the first games of 2023. He has called Bernd Leno back, Dortmund defender Emre Can, 19 years old Florian Wirtz, and Timo Werner. Former U21 European champions Josha Vagnoman, Mergim Berisha, Marius Wolf, Felix Nmecha, and Kevin Schade all are in the 24-man squad for the first time.
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Hansi Flick: “An opportunity for new players to impress”
“We’re really excited to be back. We want to put together a strong squad for EURO 2024 in Germany. In order to do that, it’s important to use the first few games of this year. It is the time to get new players involved and give them a chance to impress. Every single training session on the way to the tournament will be significant. We can find the best team and help get the fans excited ahead of next year with some entertaining performances,” said Hansi Flick on Friday.
Germany will host Peru in Mainz on 25th March and Belgium in Cologne on 28th March.
The Germany Full squad:
Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno (Fulham), Marc-André ter Stegen (FC Barcelona), Kevin Trapp (Eintracht Frankfurt)
Defenders: Armel Bella Kotchap (Southampton), Matthias Ginter, Christian Günter (both SC Freiburg), Thilo Kehrer (West Ham United), David Raum (RB Leipzig), Nico Schlotterbeck (Borussia Dortmund), Josha Vagnoman (VfB Stuttgart), Marius Wolf (Borussia Dortmund)
Midfielders/attackers: Mergim Berisha (FC Augsburg), Emre Can (Borussia Dortmund), Niclas Füllkrug (Werder Bremen), Serge Gnabry, Leon Goretzka (both FC Bayern), Mario Götze (Eintracht Frankfurt), Kai Havertz (Chelsea), Joshua Kimmich, Jamal Musiala (both FC Bayern), Felix Nmecha (VfL Wolfsburg), Kevin Schade (Brentford), Timo Werner (RB Leipzig), Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen)