Germany Call Up Only 4 Bayern Players to National Team After Woeful Season

Germany Call Up Only 4 Bayern Players to National Team After Woeful Season

Chukwu Ikechukwu
June 3, 2023 at 5:44 AM
  • Germany coach Hansi Flick has invited only four Bayern Munich players to the international camp
  • Bayern’s dominance at national team level suffered a major dent after stuttering all through the 2022/23 season
  • Germany will player three international matches in June against Ukraine, Poland and Colombia

Bayern Munich are already suffering the consequences of having a below-average season this term after seeing a massive drop in the number of its players invited to the national team.

The Bavarians were crowned Bundesliga champions for the 11th consecutive season, but Germany coach, Hansi Flick has not been impressed with the quality displayed.

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Joshua Kimmich and Jamal Musiala made Hansi Flick's latest Germany squad list while veteran forward Thomas Muller was not invited. Photo by DeFodi Images
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Bayern Munich only had four players called up by Hansi Flick for Germany’s upcoming international slate of matches in June as the qualifies for Euro 2024 begins.

Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka, plus attackers Leroy Sane and Jamal Musiala, are just the four to earn a national team call-up, while the likes of Serge Gnabry, Thomas Muller and Manuel Neuer all missed out.

Germany will tackle Colombia, Ukraine and Poland in three international friendly matches in June, having qualified for Euro 2024 as the hosts nation.

Notable absentees from Germany squad

Borussia Dortmund stars, Nicklas Sule, Marko Reus, Youssoufa Moukoko and Karim Adeyemi all failed to make the national team in Hansi Flick’s latest list for Germany’s upcoming games, SB Nation reports.

Notably, Serge Gnabry was omitted along with Christian Gunter, Mergim Berisha, Armel Bella-Kotchap, Mergim Berisha, Felix Nmecha, and Mario Gotze.

Bayern goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer is still nursing an injury after breaking his leg during the season in a skiing incident

Gundogan return to Flick's Germany squad

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Germany coach Hansi Flick named a 26-man squad for this summer's friendlies on Friday, with Antonio Ruediger, Leroy Sane and Ilkay Gundogan among eight returnees.

Thomas Mueller, Serge Gnabry, Niklas Suele and Mario Goetze, all of whom made the trip to the Qatar World Cup in 2023, were left out of the squad.

Germany will play three friendlies in June this summer, having automatically qualified for the 2024 European Championships as host nation.

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