(Ex-) stars of BVB and FC Schalke affected: Brandt, Weigl and Draxler in DFB

In the fight for the coveted places in the German World Cup squad, the two tests of the national team against Israel (2: 0) and the Netherlands (1: 1) brought first findings. With a trio, consisting of a current and a former actor of the BVB as well as an ex-Schalke, suggests that the appeal for the first international matches of the year will remain the exception.

When Hansi Flick recently announced his bid for the friendly matches against Israel and the Netherlands, it was noticeable that no single pro by Borussia Dortmund was part of the game. Only after some short-term failures Julian Brandt was post-nominated.

From the beginning, his namesake of Julian Draxler and Julian Weigl, both of which received a probationary opportunity after long breaks.

One had all three in the end in the end: they did not operate any self-promotion. Although test encounters are not always the grateful opportunities to pronounce out of the crowd, since in such plays often crowded teams meet and much is changed over the 90 minutes.

There would have been something more than the “three Julians” but then.

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Draxler at PSG just as little set like Brandt at BVB

According to “Kicker”, the perspective of the midfield trio in the national team continues not the best. Since many young talents take back and exert pressure, national coach Flick will probably only fall back in the case of several cancellations on Draxler, Brandt and Weigl. They all have simply presented themselves to Bieder.

Zwischen Fairplay-Gedanke und Gewalt-Skandal – Kai Brandt über den Image-Wechsel bei Al-Dersimspor

The problem is no matter that Draxler (PSG) and Brandt (BVB) are not set in the club. Only Weigl has developed a regular place with Benfica. For more than a short DFB comeback, however, in the former Dortmund, it should not be enough…

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