Neuer could be out for six months

first_imgManuel Neuer Neuer reveals he could be out for ‘half a year’ Ryan Benson Last updated 2 years ago 19:03 10/7/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) neuer-cropped Bongarts Bayern München Bundesliga Germany’s number one’s broken metatarsal could keep him out for longer than expected, with his club side initially having set a January target Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has revealed he could be out for as long as six months after fracturing his metatarsal in September.The 31-year-old has seen game time limited in 2017, having initially suffered the injury in the second leg of Bayern’s Champions League quarter-final defeat to Real Madrid in April.Neuer missed the remainder of the season and, after a brief comeback at the beginning of this campaign, the Germany number one experienced a repeat in training, with Bayern saying at the time that he would be unlikely to feature before January. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. Now Neuer has spoken about the issue himself, conceding that a January return might be a little optimistic.Borussia Dortmund 2/1 to win the Bundesliga”The wound has to stay clean and heal by itself,” he told FCBayern.tv.”Then the healing within the foot takes place. That can even take half a year.”Neuer will miss a large chunk of Bayern’s season, but he is expected to recover in time to feature for Germany at the 2018 World Cup.last_img

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