Published: Tue, May 15, 2018
Sports | By Brooke Harris

Germany coach Joachim Low agrees contract extension to 2022

Germany coach Joachim Low agrees contract extension to 2022

In September 2017 it was announced that he had fractured his same foot, and was to be ruled out of action until January. "And after the training camp we want to talk fair and square".

Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus is included after missing both the 2014 World Cup and Euro 2016 through injury.

BC-SOC-WCup-Germany Squad, 182Neuer makes Germany's initial World Cup squad; Petersen, tooEds: With AP Photos. 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.

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Uncapped Freiburg striker Nils Petersen is rewarded for a fine goalscoring season in the Bundesliga, but there is no place for Bayern's Sandro Wagner.

In a major surprise, World Cup-winning goalscorer Mario Gotze has been dropped from Germany's squad for the mega event.

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil, Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos and Bayern Munich trio Mats Hummels, Thomas Mueller and Jerome Boateng are part of Germany's 27-man provisional list for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

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Neuer, who hasn't played since September because of a hairline fracture in his left foot, was one of four goalkeepers to be selected as Germany coach Joachim Loew gives him every chance of proving his fitness for the tournament in Russian Federation.

Defending champion Germany will play Mexico, Sweden and South Korea at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

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