Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus has not been selected in the Germany squad that will be participating at the Euros 2016 in France.
The midfielder who has only recently returned from injury has not been considered for the tournament in France while Bastian Schweinsteiger has been selected in the team.
This is the second major tournament that Marco Reus will be missing in a row. Indeed, the Borussia Dortmund midfielder also missed the 2014 World Cup and was hoping that he will be able to make it this time to the Euros. The midfielder who is currently 27 years old will be hoping that he can participate in the next World Cup.
Manchester United midfielder, Bastian Schweinsteiger has been selected despite not playing since March. Some pundits believe that this is a gamble by the German coach Joachim Low, but the latter believes that his experience might prove useful in France. Bastian Schweinsteiger suffered an injury to the knee while he was playing for Germany in March and has been undergoing intensive treatment in order to be ready for the Euros. Continue reading Marco Reus not selected for the German squad at the Euros →
One of the latest friendly matches that Germany has played was against England and the English national side came out on top with a surprising and stunning comeback where they managed to score 3 goals in the 2nd half and emerge as the victorious team despite having fallen behind in the scoreboard during the opening 45 minutes of the match.
Following this defeat against England, Joachim Low voiced his thoughts regarding the England national side as he thinks that they have suddenly turned into one of the top teams to watch out for and that Roy Hodgson’s team have what it takes to make a genuine charge for the 2016 Euro’s title.
“The opponents are both interesting and are two of the favorites to win the European Championship. It will be a good test. The battle for places in the Germany squad is seriously beginning now there are still eight weeks until the end of the season. We have selected a large squad in order to speak with the players about what we expect. We are looking at their form and fitness as a whole.” Germany’s Joachim Low said as he talked about Italy and England where he stated that both of those national teams are favorites of winning the approaching 2016 Euro’s. Continue reading Joachim Low considers England as serious contenders for the 2016 Euro’s →