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Neuer on goal against Austria

For the German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is the next friendly against Austria is of great importance.

Manuel Neuer.

It is intended that the goalkeeper of Bayern Munich on Saturday in Klagenfurt the whole match under the bar. On the basis thereof, decides the national coach Joachim Löw or Neuer goes to the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia. Löw must by no later than Monday his final list of 23 players submitted to FIFA.

Neuer was almost this whole season on the side because of a breukje in his foot. He ran last year in eight months three times the same injury. The goalkeeper of Bayern played in september, his last official match. Neuer was Monday, half an hour under the bar in the oefenpartijtje of Germany against the own youth squad under 20 years of age (7-1). Wednesday is another game, again with Neuer thirty minutes in the goal.

He has after his long injury, these games need to be 100 per cent fit,” said goalkeeping coach Andreas Köpke. ,,He needs to regain confidence in his foot. Saturday against Austria will be a key test. On that basis we’ll decide together whether he goes to the world cup.”

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