Oliver Kahn, former goalkeeper of the ‘die Mannschaft’, doubt or Manuel Neuer in time fit hit to next summer (14 June – 15 July), the world championship of Germany in Russia, to defend. “His injury makes for a difficult situation,” said the now 48-year-old Kahn Wednesday on television channel Sport1.
Neuer is by a crack in his left foot since september on the side. For the moment it is still unclear when the 31-year-old finale, exactly his return will celebrate.
“If Neuer is still too long outside the battle continues, it is ultimately difficult for the national coach”, said Kahn. “I think that Neuer, if he is fit, still a little bit of time in the run-up to the world cup. He should definitely be the first one to two matches in the Bundesliga finishing.”
Oliver Bierhoff, team manager of the Germans, declared earlier that he hopes that Neuer at the selectiebekendmaking, on 15 may, again, “one hundred percent” fit.
Germany exerts on 23 of march in Dusseldorf against Spain and four days later in Berlin against Brazil. In the world cup group stage to wait our eastern neighbours duels with Mexico (17 June), Sweden (23 June) and South Korea (27 June).