Leroy Sane's omission from Germany's ill-fated World Cup campaign was a major talking point but Thomas Muller feels he can be a key player.
Cristiano Ronaldo is on the FIFA FIFPro World 11 attackers shortlist for the 14th year running, but there is no Gareth Bale.
Three midfielders shortlisted for last season's FIFPro World XI have been overlooked for 2018, including Mesut Ozil.
Leroy Sane's international career remains tumultuous but Germany striker Timo Werner thinks he has the traits of a key player.
Eric Cantona believes only Pep Guardiola or himself can restore the "magic" missing from Manchester United.
Leroy Sane has thanked Germany boss Joachim Low for allowing him to be present for the birth of his daughter, who has been named Rio Stella.
David Silva's son Mateo spent his first five months of his life in hospital, which led to a tough season for the Manchester City star.
Germany have lost Leroy Sane for Sunday's friendly clash with Peru after the Manchester City star left the team hotel.
Mesut Ozil's decision to step back from Germany duty via an announcement on social media still rankles with coach Joachim Low.
Ilkay Gundogan heaped praise on boss Pep Guardiola, while revealing that he is ready to remove the mask he has been wearing this season.