By Peter Weis@PeterVicey

Flick guarantees starts for Kehrer and Gnabry, considers a "maximum" of two other changes

Bundestrainer Hansi Flick confirmed two personnel changes to his squad ahead of tomorrow's friendly against Belgium, also specifically noting that there would be a "maximum of two other changes" that he did not wish to disclose yet.
As expected, Thilo Kehrer will take the place of lightly injured center-halve Nico Schlotterbeck in German national team trainer Hansi Flick's XI in tomorrow evening's friendly against Belgium. This was confirmed by the Bundestrainer himself at his Monday press conference. Flick also announced that - contrary to the expectations of some - Serge Gnabry will take the place of Kai Havertz. Leon Goretzka appears to be the odd man out.

Goretzka may still find a place in Flick's XI as the Bundestrainer did reveal that he was pondering a "maximum of two other changes" that could see the team line up in a different formation than the 4-2-2-2 utilized against Peru. One thing that Flick wished to make certain was that the potential rest factor for both Bayern and Dortmund professionals ahead of their massive league showdown next weekend wouldn't govern his decisions.

"Anyone who plays in Dortmund and at Bayern can play every three days," Flick noted, "If someone is exhausted or on the limit, he can speak up."

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