New thing: Injury was a “mad situation”
Manuel Neuer reports on hectic scenes after his injury to Real. After Mats Hummels, Thomas Müller, the goalkeeper of Bavaria, will also be on hand to help. Captain Manuer Neuer from FC Bayern Munich has strengthened his team mate Thomas Müller’s back:”I think it’s okay that he wants to play – and that from the very beginning. It’s okay if someone has demands of himself and formulates them, if he performs well,”said Neuer to the kicker in the Champions League special issue published on Thursday:”We now see a strengthened miller”The goalscorer had expressed his resentment about his reserve role under coach Carlo Ancelotti after the Bundesliga match at Werder Bremen (2:0). He doesn’t know exactly what qualities the coach wants to see, but his “apparently not 100% in demand”, the 27-year-old said, and the new coach also looked back on his foot injury, which he had suffered in the semi-final of the Champions League against Real Madrid,”This was a hell of a situation, because I had the same injury on the right and it was immediately clear to me that the foot In the back of my mind, there was a rule somewhere in the back of my mind that there was an additional substitution in the extension,”says Neuer. However, this rule only applied to the DFB Cup:”So I had to keep playing, although I couldn’t actually perform anymore. I even got a few back-passes from my colleagues,”added Neuer,”Bavaria’s goalkeeper believes his team is capable of great things in the current season and we are prepared for all challenges. It’s similar to the Spanish national team that won titles in 2008,2010 and 2012:” We have an outstanding generation that can compensate for departures.