Manuel Neuer Remains Unlikely to Feature for Bayern Munich in Season Opener Against Eintracht Frankfurt
- Bayern Munich get their Bundesliga campaign underway with a trip to Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday
- Manuel Neuer is suffering with a tummy bug and remains a doubt for Bayern Munich's first game
- Sven Ulreich could feature in Bayern Munich's first game of the season if he steps in for Manuel Neuer
Bayern Munich face a nervy wait to see if their captain will be eligible to play in the Bundesliga season opener.
The defending champions will face off against Europa League champions Eintracht Frankfurt at the Deutsche Bank Park tomorrow, August 5.
As reported by Bulinews, Neuer remains a doubt for the game after being sidelined with a tummy bug. The keeper, as a result, has been unable to train with the squad for the season opener against Frankfurt.
Bayern will already be without Leon Goretzka and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting for the game. If Neuer isn’t medically cleared in time, Bayern will have to call upon Sven Ulreich to stand in for him.
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Ulreich joined Bayern in 2015 from VfB Stuttgart but departed in 2020 to Hamburger SV. He then returned to Bayern last year. He has made 78 appearances for the champions in all competitions and kept 24 clean sheets, TransferMarkt confirmed.
Michael Rummenigge doesn't believe Sadio Mané and Matthijs de Ligt are world-class signings for Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich fans are overjoyed with the signings of Sadio Mané and Matthijs de Ligt, but one former player isn’t.
Michael Rummenigge, the brother of former Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, isn’t that impressed with the signings.
Rummenigge, who played as a forward for Munich, Borussia Dortmund and the German national team, believes that neither player are world-class signings, Goal reported.
Jamal Musiala, Sadio Mané, Serge Gnabry, Benjamin Pavard and Leroy Sané score as Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig in DLF SuperCup final
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The Bundesliga champions survived a late fightback against the DFB-Pokal champions, beating them 5-3.
Jamal Musiala, Sadio Mané, Serge Gnabry, Benjamin Pavard, and Leroy Sané all got onto the scoresheet for the German champions as they picked up another trophy.