"To work with the best players in Germany, then develop them and to make them better, to form a team that sets the highest goals, this is what drives and still gives me joy".
World Cup-winning goalscorer, Mario Gotze has also been left out of Germany's squad. "Neuer is back in full training and we want to see and judge him in the training camp".
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"But right now, things look good".
"We had to make a decision, and it was made in favour of Gomez and Petersen", Low said.
Dortmund's Marco Reus, 28, could play in his first worldwide tournament since Euro 2012 after missing the World Cup in 2014 and Euro 2016.
There are also places for Manchester City duo Ilkay Gundogan and Leroy Sane, while Freiburg's uncapped Nils Peterson is a surprise inclusion in the 35.The preliminary squad must be whittled down to just 23 players by June 4.
Injured Neuer in Germany's provisional squad, Emre Can left out
Defending champion Germany will play Mexico, Sweden and South Korea at the World Cup in Russian Federation . Joachim Low pens new Germany contract and drops 27-man Provisional squad for the forthcoming World Cup.
Loew has included the Bayern Munich goalkeeper in his provisional squad, along with Barcelona's Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Bayer Leverkusen's Bernd Leno and PSG stopper Kevin Trapp.
They face Sweden in Sochi six days later before rounding off their Group F campaign against South Korea in Kazan.
Margot Kidder, who played Superman's Lois Lane, dies aged 69
These are hard words to write, so simply - you will be so very missed, my dear Margot", he told SyFy . Off-screen she was one of the kindest, sweetest, most caring woman I've ever known.