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Juventus midfielder Khedira out of Germany v England

World Champions Germany must do without Sami Khedira for the friendly against England due to an ankle complaint for the Juventus midfielder.

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Germany midfielder Sami Khedira

Sami Khedira will miss Germany's friendly with England in Dortmund with an ankle problem.

The German Football Federation (DFB) tweeted the news a little over five hours before the scheduled kick-off on Wednesday.

It is understood the 29-year-old has been withdrawn as a precaution and is not suffering from a major complaint.

Juventus midfielder Khedira was part of Germany's World Cup winning side at Brazil 2014 while a Real Madrid player but was subsequently dogged by muscular problems.

This season Khedira has made 35 appearances for the reigning Serie A champions in all competitions, scoring four goals.

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