30.06.2019Bayer 04

Squad update for the first training session

Head coach Peter Bosz will gather the Werkself together on Monday 1 July for the first time in the 2019/20 pre-season. The team led by captain Lars Bender will train at the BayArena from 14.30 CET. There are currently 25 players in the first team squad although a number of players away on international duty will miss the first training session.

Lukas Hradecky, Aleksandar Dragovic, Julian Baumgartlinger, Tin Jedvaj and Kai Havertz were still playing international matches at the beginning of June and exactly like Paulinho, who was involved in an international tournament for Brazil in Toulon up to the middle of June, will return to full training on Monday 8 July. Jonathan Tah (U21 Euros), Charles Aránguiz (Copa America) and Leon Bailey (Gold Cup) will join their team-mates over the course of the training camp in Austria (15 to 21 July).

There have been no changes to squad numbers. The new signings will have the following numbers: Kerem Demirbay (10), Moussa Diaby (19), Daley Sinkgraven (22) and returnee Niklas Lomb the number 36 again.

The squad for the 2019/20 season (As at 1 July 2019)

1   Lukas Hradecky
3  Panagiotis Retsos
4  Jonathan Tah
5  Sven Bender
6   Aleksandar Dragovic
7   Paulinho
8   Lars Bender
9   Leon Bailey
10  Kerem Demirbay
13  Lucas Alario
15  Julian Baumgartlinger
16  Tin Jedvaj
17   Joel Pohjanpalo
18  Wendell
19  Moussa Diaby
20  Charles Aranguiz
21   Dominik Kohr
22  Daley Sinkgraven
23  Mitchell Weiser
28  Ramazan Özcan
29  Kai Havertz
31   Kevin Volland
33  Jan Boller
36  Niklas Lomb
38  Karim Bellarabi

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