Arsenal star Ozil & Galatasaray striker Podolski called up to Germany team

Arsenal star Mesut Özil and Galatasaray striker Lukas Podolski have both been called up to the Germany national team.

The Galatasaray striker won his first trophy for the Lions on his debut in the Turkish Super Cup.

Liverpool youngster of Turkish origin Emre Can has been called up as has Ilkay Gündoğan of Borussia Dortmund.

In total there are three players of Turkish origin in the current German national side.

Germany squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Marc-André ter Stegen (Barcelona), Ron-Robert Zieler(Hannover)

Defenders: Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich) Emre Can (Liverpool), Matthias Ginter and Mats Hummels(Borussia Dortmund) Jonas Hector(Köln), Shkodran Mustafi (Valencia), Sebastian Rudy (Hoffenheim)

Midfielders: Karim Bellarabi and Christoph Kramer (Bayer Leverkusen), Ilkay Gundogan and Marco Reus(Dortmund), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich), Mesut Ozil (Arsenal), Lukas Podolski(Galatasaray), Andre Schurrle (Wolfsburg), Bastian Schweinsteiger ((Manchester United)

Forwards: Mario Gotze (Bayern Munich), Max Kruse (Wolfsburg), Kevin Volland (Hoffenheim)

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