The German national football team must be in the European Championship qualifier against Turkey in Istanbul on Friday (20.30 clock / ARD) is expected to give Toni Kroos. The midfielder from Bayern Munich is in bed with the flu and could not arrive today for the meeting in Mainz. Germany coach Joachim Loew will decide on a second interview on Wednesday whether Kroos may travel to Istanbul or only on Saturday will meet with the team in Dusseldorf.
"Toni is a flu in bed and had a blood test again today. The ignition values are high, it should not be significantly better, he can not arrive on Wednesday," said Loew. Shaken, moreover, the Legionaries of Mesut Özil from Real Madrid and Miroslav Klose of Lazio. Both should be able to play in Turkey, however.
Loew also announced that is to come before the final European Championship qualifier against Belgium on Tuesday in Düsseldorf (19.00 clock / ZDF) Ilkay Gundogan to senior level. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder is currently in the U21 national squad for the vital European Championship qualifier against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Thursday (20.00 Uhr/Sport1) in Ingolstadt.
In the second game on Monday of next week (October 10th) in San Marino (20.15 Uhr/Sport1) could DFB coach Rainer Adrion but forgo Gundogan. The German-Turk is expected to come on Saturday against Belgium to Dusseldorf and then come to use.