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After Nübel’s rejection, Nagelsmann brings in a second division goalkeeper

“For me he is still the best goalkeeper in the world”

Germany struggled to win towards Greece within the final check earlier than the European Championship. There are nonetheless a couple of issues to work on earlier than the European Championship begins, says Jimmy Hartwig. The former worldwide participant doesn’t wish to get right into a dialogue concerning the goalkeeper.

Julian Nagelsmann has dropped Alexander Nübel from his European Championship squad. Now the nationwide coach is taking a particular measure. He is bringing a younger goalkeeper from the second division into his squad for the match in Germany.

Julian Nagelsmann has introduced one other goalkeeper into his squad for the preparation for the European Championship. The nationwide soccer coach determined to incorporate Jan Reichert from 1. FC Nuremberg for the choice's coaching within the coming days and presumably weeks. WELT discovered this. The 22-year-old is now the fourth goalkeeper within the nationwide group's coaching.

After the troublesome 2:1 victory within the final European Championship check towards Greece in Mönchengladbach final Friday night, the nationwide group has this weekend off. These are the final days off for the 26 nominated gamers earlier than the match (June 14 to July 14). On Monday morning, the professionals will meet once more within the German European Championship headquarters in Herzogenaurach. Reichert may even be there then. There might be a public session in Herzogenaurach on Monday afternoon.

Goalkeeper Jan Reichert has been playing for 1. FC Nürnberg since 2021 – and is now training with the DFB

Goalkeeper Jan Reichert has been enjoying for 1. FC Nürnberg since 2021 – and is now coaching with the DFB

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Reichert has solely performed one recreation within the second division, on the final matchday of final season in a 1:4 loss towards Hamburger SV. He is taken into account a younger goalkeeper with potential and has an excellent probability of turning into the primary in Nuremberg for the brand new season.

In the German group, he’s anticipated to assist preserve the standard of coaching. It is necessary to Nagelsmann to coach with 4 goalkeepers. This additionally consists of coaching video games and the potential of relieving common goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. The nationwide coach has just lately emphasised this repeatedly.

Alexander Nübel didn’t wish to be a coaching keeper

Last Friday, nevertheless, he dropped a goalkeeper, Alexander Nübel, from his provisional European Championship squad. This got here as a shock: in mid-May, the coach had determined that he would have 4 goalkeepers in his squad for the European Championship. But Nagelsmann now wished to have free locations for subject gamers. While subject gamers can’t be nominated later within the match, goalkeepers could be changed throughout the European Championship within the occasion of harm.

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Shortly earlier than he was dropped from the squad, Nagelsmann had supplied Nübel the chance to stick with the group as a form of “training goalkeeper”. However, this feature was out of the query for the 27-year-old from VfB Stuttgart.

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That's why Nagelsmann and his teaching group have now introduced in Reichert. The younger keeper has a brief journey and might at all times assist out. There are a couple of coaching classes in Herzogenaurach subsequent week, and on Friday (9 p.m., ZDF and MagentaTV) Germany will open the European Championship in Munich with a match towards Scotland.

Despite his latest errors, Neuer from FC Bayern stays the primary goalkeeper within the German group, with Marc-André ter Stegen from FC Barcelona and Oliver Baumann from TSG Hoffenheim as different goalkeepers.