International

Schuerrle to miss Euro qualifier

2014-11-10 15:59

Berlin - Winger Andre Schuerrle will miss Germany's Euro 2016 qualifier against Gibraltar this week and the friendly against Spain after a nagging infection led him to miss a significant amount of training in recent weeks.

Coach Joachim Loew, however, has not called up a replacement for Schuerrle.

The Chelsea forward would also not be travelling to Germany for Monday's award ceremony at the German Presidency honouring their World Cup victory in Brazil in July, the team said.

"Schuerrle suffered a persistent infection in October and could not train regularly," the team said in a statement.

"It was agreed with coach Joachim Loew that he stays in London and trains individually to optimise his fitness."

Germany, who will also attend the premiere of their World Cup movie in Berlin on Monday, face Gibraltar in Nuremberg on Nov. 14 before travelling to Spain to take on the former World Cup winners in a friendly four days later.

Read more on:    germany  |  international  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.