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Loew calls Kroos into Germany's squad

IANS  |  Berlin 

Real Madrid's was called up for Germany's upcoming international duties, while Barcelona's net-minder ter Stegen and Bayern Munich's defender were left out of the list.

Germany's said during Friday's press conference that he preferred to give Boateng and Ter Stegen some rest, adding that the latter has been recently suffering from a shoulder discomfort, reports

Loew explained that Kroos is to take part in the upcoming Netherlands-match only so that he has more time to recover, while some players are back on for the November matches, including Marco Reus, and

Die Mannschaft only earned three wins out of 11 matches in 2018, including the two recent defeats to (0-3) and (1-2) in the newly-created

is set to host in a friendly match on Thursday, Nov. 15, and then take on the in a clash four days later.

The squad:

Goalkeepers: (Bayern Munich), and (Eintracht Frankfurt).

Defenders: (Bayern Munich), Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea), Niklas Sule (Bayern Munich), (Borussia Monchengladbach), (FC Koln), (TSG Hoffenheim), Thilo Kehrer (Paris Saint-Germain) and (Leverkusen).

Midfielders and forwards: (Leverkusen), (Bayern Munich), (Paris Saint-Germain), (Real Madrid), (Bayern Munich), (Leipzig), (Bayern Munich), (Bayern Munich), (Borussia Dortmund), (Leverkusen), (Manchester City), and



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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 13:32 IST