Wednesday, 13. January: Manuel Neuer has reported before the Games of FC Bayern at FC Augsburg and FC Liverpool. “He has had no complaints, so that he is for the game on Friday again an Option,” said the coach, Niko Kovac, two days before the away game on Friday in Augsburg.
Four days later, New might, therefore, also in the eighth-final first leg of the Champions League at Anfield back in goal for the German record football champion. The captain is missing since two weeks because of a thumb injury.
“The games that he has played the least were solely his decision. The Athlete always has the last word. And if the Athlete says he can, then the coach is confident,” said Kovac. “The player always has the last word, and in the case of the Manu is ready.”
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