Sport Matthäus: Löw's statement comes "a bit late"
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At Torino FC, eight people tested positive for the corona virus. The next home game is on the brink. © Provided by sport1.de Corona outbreak near Turin Six players and two supervisors of the Italian first division soccer club FC Turin have tested positive for the corona virus. The training was suspended, the whole team was quarantined for one week, the club said.
Lothar Matthäus would have liked Joachim Löw to give in earlier in the debate about the defeated Rio world championship trio around Thomas Müller.
Record national soccer player Lothar Matthäus would have preferred national coach Joachim Löw to give in earlier in the debate about the defeated Rio world championship trio around Thomas Müller. "The statement comes a bit late. You have known for a long time that you have already lost a year to Corona. And the upheaval just didn't work," said Matthäus of the newspapers of the Funke media group.
Matthäus sees "good players" in the DFB squad, but the problem in defense: "I think a lot of Antonio Rüdiger. Matthias Ginter and Niklas Süle do their job satisfactorily, but far from on the same level as Mats Hummels or Jerome Boateng at their prime. "
Löw and the national team will start the European Championship year at the end of March with the World Cup qualifiers against Iceland, Romania and North Macedonia.
Muller 'definitely ready' for Germany return as Low hints at recall .
Joachim Low has opened the door for Thomas Muller to return to the Germany squad and the Bayern Munich star is ready to take up the offer.Low said last week he is considering a U-turn that would see Muller, Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng return from the wilderness in time for the rescheduled tournament.