Borussia Dortmund's injury worries worsened as Sven Bender and Marco Reus both added their names to a growing list.
Midfielder Sven Bender has been drafted back into Germany's squad for Tuesday's qualifier with Kazakhstan.
Arsenal duo Lukas Podolski and Per Mertesacker have been left out of the Germany squad to face Argentina in a friendly.
Sven Bender was unable to return home with his Dortmund team-mates after a collision left him needing surgery on a broken jaw.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sven Bender could miss his side's UEFA Champions League clash against Olympiakos because of a numb foot.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sven Bender has signed a long-term contract that runs until 2016.
Borussia Dortmund have sealed the signing of German starlet Sven Bender from 1860 Munich.
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Lars Bender and Sven Bender will not move abroad at the end of the season, according to their agent.