Euro 2016: Germany leave out Marco Reus, Bastian Schweinsteiger makes the cut in final squad

first_imgBorussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus has been cut from Germany’s European Championship squad, and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger has made the final list despite injury.Reus, who has been struggling at the team’s training camp in Ascona, Switzerland, was omitted Tuesday from the final list of 23 players, along with Hoffenheim defender Sebastian Rudy and Bayer Leverkusen players Julian Brandt and Karim Bellarabi.Germany coach Joachim Loew says the decision to leave Reus out was taken because “he has huge health problems and can only run straight at the moment.”Reus also missed Germany’s World Cup win in 2014 because of injury.Germany play Hungary in Gelsenkirchen for its last warm-up game on Saturday, before leaving for its tournament base in Evian-les-Bains on June 7. The tournament starts June 10.Full SquadGoalkeepers: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Bernd Leno (Bayer Leverkusen), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona)Defenders: Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich), Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund), Emre Can (Liverpool), Jonas Hector (Cologne), Benedikt Howedes (Schalke), Shkodran Mustafi (Valencia), Antonio Rudiger (Roma)Midfielders: Mario Gotze (Bayern Munich), Mesut Ozil (Arsenal), Sami Khedira (Juventus), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Julian Draxler (Wolfsburg), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Manchester United), Julian Weigl (Borussia Dortmund)Forwards: Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich), Andre Schurrle (Wolfsburg), Lukas Podolski (Galatasaray), Mario Gomez (Besiktas), Leroy Sane (Schalke)last_img

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