DFB confirm late call-ups for Baku, Arnold and Volland


Europe: WC Qualification Europe


By Rune Gjerulff

The DFB have announced that Ridle Baku, Maximilian Arnold and Kevin Volland will join the Germany squad following the news that five players have been ruled out by a positive coronavirus test.

Kevin Volland.

Germany coach Hansi Flick has called up Wolfsburg duo Ridle Baku and Maximilian Arnold as well as Monaco’s Kevin Volland, the DFB have confirmed.

‘Die Mannschaft’ have been hit by a number of absentees for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Armenia.

This morning, it was announced that five players have been placed in quarantine after a member of the squad tested positive for coronavirus.

The player, who tested positive, is Niklas Süle, with fellow Bayern players Joshua Kimmich, Serge Gnabry, Jamal Musiala and RB Salzburg’s Karim Adeyemi the other four players in quarantine.

Yesterday, it was announced that Leverkusen’s Jonathan Tah had been nominated as a replacement for Florian Wirtz, who is out with an injury.

Flick will also have to manage without Freiburg defender Nico Schlotterbeck, who is suffering from muscle problems.

Lineups are posted about an hour before kickoff


WC Qualification Europe
Macedonia – Germany 0-4
1 Manuel Neuer (C)
16 Lukas Klostermann
15 Niklas Süle
5 Thilo Kehrer
21 David Raum
8 Leon Goretzka ↩61
6 Joshua Kimmich
10 Serge Gnabry ↩74
13 Thomas Müller ↩80
7 Kai Havertz ↩61
9 Timo Werner ↩74
12 Bernd Leno
22 Marc-André ter Stegen
11 Marco Reus
18 Jonas Hofmann ↪74
19 Leroy Sané
20 Karim Adeyemi ↪61
3 Nico Schlotterbeck
4 Matthias Ginter
14 Jamal Musiala ↪74
17 Florian Neuhaus ↪80
23 Florian Wirtz ↪61

WC Qualification Europe
Iceland – Liechtenstein 4-0
1 Benjamin Büchel
20 Sandro Wolfinger ↩84
5 Rafael Grünenfelder
6 Andreas Malin ↩8
23 Jens Hofer
3 Maximilian Göppel
8 Aron Sele ↩67
16 Noah Frommelt
18 Nicolas Hasler (C)
14 Livio Meier ↩46
7 Yanik Frick ↩84
12 Claudio Majer
21 Lorenzo Lo Russo
9 Rıdvan Kardeşoğlu ↪84
10 Noah Frick ↪46
2 Daniel Brandle ↪84
4 Martin Marxer
15 Seyhan Yıldız ↪67
17 Alexander Marxer
19 Roman Spirig
13 Martin Büchel
22 Marco Marxer ↪8

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