Julian Nagelsmann is now officially the new Germany coachreplaces a Hansi Flick who failed to take advantage of it one of the traditionally strongest combinations.
One of the young team boss’s first decisions directly affects an FC Barcelona player, Ilkay Gündogan.
The new coach will therefore keep the Blaugrana midfielder as captain of the German national team. At least as long as Manuel Neuer is out after his controversial skiing injury.
Nagelsmann He has already spoken to the Gelsenkirchen midfielder and values him very much both as a person and as a footballer.
And that’s it Ilkay Gündogan is starting to prove his importance on and off the pitch at FC Barcelonaa role that Pep Guardiola knows very well after his successful spells at City.
At 32, Gündogan exercises a calm leadership that has led him to the now confirmed captaincy of the German team by the new team leader.