Nadiem Amiri has made 24 appearances for the Germany U21s, scoring six goals. - © imago images / ULMER Pressebildagentur
Nadiem Amiri has made 24 appearances for the Germany U21s, scoring six goals. - © imago images / ULMER Pressebildagentur
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Bayer Leverkusen's Nadiem Amiri called up to senior Germany squad for Argentina and Estonia internationals

Bayer Leverkusen's Nadiem Amiri is the newest face in Joachim Löw's Germany squad and one of 17 Bundesliga names.

Germany will face Argentina in a friendly before travelling to Estonia to play a qualifier for next summer’s EURO 2020 competition across the continent.

A product of Hoffenheim's youth academy, Amiri has long been a star for the Germany U21s, making 24 appearances and scoring six goals since his debut in March 2016. He joined Leverkusen this past summer and has made five Bundesliga appearances so far in 2019/20, claiming two assists.

Nadiem Amiri joined Bayer Leverkusen from Hoffenheim in the summer of 2019. - 2019 DFL

Bundesliga stars such as Borussia Dortmund’s Marco ReusBayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer and Bayer Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz have all been named in the 21-man squad.

Germany meet Argentina on Wednesday 9 September at the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, before travelling to Tallinn to face Estonia four days later at the A. Le Coq Arena.

Full squad

Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Bernd Leno (Arsenal), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona)

Defenders: Jonas Hector (Cologne), Matthias Ginter (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Jonathan Tah (Bayer Leverkusen), Lukas Klostermann (RB Leipzig), Niklas Süle (Bayern Munich), Marcel Halstenberg (RB Leipzig), Niklas Stark (Hertha Berlin)

Midfielders: Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Julian Brandt (Borussia Dortmund), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), Nadiem Amiri (Bayer Leverkusen), Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City), Emre Can (Juventus),

Forwards: Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich), Luca Waldschmidt (Freiburg), Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)

*Bundesliga players in bold