Per Mertesacker thinks Germany are shaping up well ahead of the World Cup following their latest win over England.
Mertesacker's first-half header gave Germany their fourth straight victory over England on Tuesday night.
– Arsenal and Germany defender Per Mertesacker.
We had a different squad for these two games and we showed overall that we have maybe 30 players who can be selected for the World Cup and that is a good sign.
We are confident as a team. We were very stable in the 1-1 draw against Italy in defence. This is very positive.
We have excellent team spirit as well as the large selection of good players.
That's why I look optimistically to Brazil. Those things can make the difference in the summer.