The 32-year-old Neuer suffered a broken bone in his foot and only returned to training days ago but Germany coach Joachim Low made a decision to take four keepers to the training camp in the Italian Alps from May 23-June 5. However, the Bayern Munich goalkeeper will be monitored during the training camp, reports Xinhua news agency. "Manuel will be available to us at his old strength in January".
The title-holders will have to submit their final 23-man squad including three goalkeepers on June 4. Sandro Wagner, though, misses out, despite an impressive season at Bayern Munich and the 30-year-old has scored 15 goals and provided six assists in 34 appearances for the Bavarian giants thus far this term, and has also netted five goals for Germany in just eight caps.More news: Mourners Gather In Liverpool To Pay Final Respects To Alfie Evans
Gotze scored in extra time, beating Argentina with a goal in the 113th minute in the World Cup final on July 13, 2014 at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "He has great intelligence in the game and in the second half of the season he was in really good form".
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German soccer federation president Reinhard Grindel criticized both players, who have Turkish roots, for posing for the photos, saying Erdogan's repressive control did not correspond with the values cherished by the DFB or football.
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The Germans battle Mexico in the group stage at 11 a.m. on June 17 at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.