BERLIN: Joachim Loew wants to choose 17-year-old Bayern Munich midfielder Jamal Musiala — who can be eligible to play for England — within the senior Germany squad for World Cup qualifiers in March, in accordance to a report.
Magazine Sports Bild claims Loew plans to pick Stuttgart-born Musiala, who additionally qualifies for England having moved there as a toddler and made his debut for the English Under-21 facet final November.
The teenager, who turns 18 in late February, got here by means of Chelsea’s academy earlier than becoming a member of European champions Bayern in 2019.
Musiala’s mom is German and he can choose for Germany so long as he doesn’t play for the senior England facet.
Last month, Germany staff director Oliver Bierhoff mentioned they’re monitoring Musiala, who has scored three objectives in 14 league appearances for Bayern this season, largely as a substitute.
The attacking midfielder showcased his talent with an outstanding long-range aim in final month’s 3-3 attract a top-of-the-table conflict at house to RB Leipzig.
If Musiala opts for Germany, he may function in Loew’s squad in opposition to Iceland, Romania and North Macedonia in 2022 World Cup qualifiers in late March.