Big update on Germany star Manuel Neuer’s injury as the player hints at his return date


Germany and Bayern star keeper Manuel Neuer is venturing up his rehabilitation to be back in action before the end of the Bundesliga season with a recovery program in Thailand.

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The German goalkeeper endured a significant blow when he was ruled out until January after enduring a foot damage for the second time in six months.

He had an operation to repair a hairline metatarsal break in his left-foot in September and was required to be back in the field in January.

However, the recuperation has not undergone a similar way the player had expected and till now the German shot-stopper is yet to join any team training.

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But, now in a most recent meeting, Neuer has uncovered that he is targetting the period of March for his arrival date and is towards the end of his healing program.

The player also for mending his damage in an all the more speedier way, flew out to Thailand for a Sunny and individual recovery.

“I know things are coming along very well, but of course there’s still time until I’ll be at full strength,” he told FC Bayern TV. “I can’t say right now exactly how long that’s going to be. I’m currently at around 80 per cent of my body weight at five km/h on the treadmill and that’s going up all the time.

“I expect to be walking at up to 90 per cent without any problems next week, and then be up to 100 per cent the week after, then I’ll slowly start running. My walking profile is pretty good, and I’m not feeling any pain.”

In his absence, his deputy at Bayern, Ulreich at present has been playing as the first choice and has been noteworthy up until this point.

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What’s more, Neuer likewise loaded acclaim on his deputy and claimed Ulreich’s execution can likewise give him a chance to be in next year’s German World Cup squad.

“He’s a great goalkeeper and he’s been able to prove that now. He’s doing a great job here for Bayern and the team,” Neuer said.

And talking about his inclusion in the German World Cup squad he added: “It can’t be ruled out, and I think it would be great.”

Ulreich signed a new contract last week with the German champions which will now prolong his stay with the Bavarian side until 2021.