Leroy Sané will square off against Manchester City teammates Raheem Sterling and John Stones (plus Joe Hart in net!) next week at the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund.
The 21-year-old wing wizard was today named in Germany’s squad for the prestige friendly against England next Wednesday and the World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan.
— Die Mannschaft (@DFB_Team) March 17, 2017
There is no place for Vincent Kompany in a Belgium squad loaded with Premier League talent, but Kevin De Bruyne is called up by the Red Devils. Belgium boss, Roberto Martínez, explained Kompany’s non-selection (with ex-Blue, Dedryck Boyata, receiving the call ahead of him), saying, “He first has to be fully fit again.”
— BelgianRedDevils (@BelRedDevils) March 17, 2017
Spain veteran David Silva will oppose Bacary Sagna, having been named in Spain’s squad to face France and Israel. There is no place for out-of-favour Nolito, who had become a regular in the squad until recently, while Jesús Navas has long ceased to be called up for international duty.
— Selección Española (@SeFutbol) March 17, 2017
FIFA’s latest international break runs from 20-28 March with City stars both at senior and youth level set to disperse across the globe to represent their nations next week.