Germany’s youth movement calls up 10 without many caps

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Germany is sticking with Joachim Low despite a disappointing World Cup and UEFA Nations League, and he’s turning the page on most of the players who helped him win the 2014 World Cup.

The Germans finished 22nd at the 2018 World Cup and were relegated from Division A of the UNL.

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Low made headlines last week when he announced he would no longer call-up Bayern Munich trio Thomas Muller, Jerome Boateng, and Mats Hummels.

It’s not like he’s neglecting experience completely with his call-ups to face Serbia in a home friendly before beginning EURO 2020 qualification with a trip to the Netherlands, who bounced Germany from the UNL on Nov. 19.

Manuel Neuer (32) is still there and will captain the squad, while Toni Kroos (29), Marco Reus (29) and Ilkay Gundogan (28) are the other elder statesmen of the squad

But Germany has 10 players with five or less caps, including teenager Kai Havertz of Bayer Leverkusen.

One of those players is Serge Gnabry of Bayern, and you could construct a lineup with Neuer, Kroos, Reus, and Gundogan which would look mighty dangerous.

Ter Stegen

Rudiger — Sule — Ginter

 Kehrer — Kimmich — Goretzka — Klostermann

 Gnabry — Werner — Sane