Germany’s national football team coach Julian Nagelsmann has revealed his squad for the upcoming international friendlies, with some surprises in the mix. The inclusion of Milan’s Malick Thiaw has raised some eyebrows, as he is the only player from Serie A to make the cut. The squad features a blend of experience and youth, with established names such as Mats Hummels and Leroy Sané alongside exciting talents like Kai Havertz and Florian Wirtz.
Nagelsmann spoke about his selections, saying “I believe we have a strong squad capable of adapting to different styles of play. We have a good mix of players who can provide leadership on the field and those who bring a fresh, youthful energy.”
According to sources close to the German Football Association, this squad is seen as a step towards building a competitive team for future tournaments. The inclusion of young talents like Thiaw, Wirtz, and Nmecha is seen as a sign of the coach’s willingness to invest in the next generation of German footballers.
The upcoming friendlies will provide an opportunity for Nagelsmann to assess his options and test different combinations ahead of the crucial World Cup qualifiers. The fans are eager to see how this new-look German squad will perform on the international stage, and the coach’s decisions have certainly added an element of excitement to the upcoming fixtures.