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Julian Draxler withdraws from Germany squad with muscle injury

Germany manager Hansi Flick has announced that Paris Saint-Germain midfielder has withdrawn from the national team set-up with a muscle injury, with the 28-year-old now returning to Paris.

Draxler had been called up to the national team for the first time in a year ahead of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Armenia.

RMC Sport report that the former Schalke 04 and Wolfsburg man could be out for several weeks as a result of the setback. The German has played 598 minutes in all competitions this season for Mauricio Pochettino’s men.

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