Bayern Munich shot-stopper Manuel Neuer has returned to coaching after endure a long-term harm in a snowboarding accident, the membership have confirmed.
The 37-year-old broke his leg while on the slopes and spent nine-months sidelines.
However the membership have now confirmed he has returned to coaching alongside goalkeepers Tom Ritzy Hulsmann and new signing Daniel Perertz.
A press release on Bayern’s web site, learn: “Excellent news from Sabener Straße: Manuel Neuer is again with the FC Bayern goalkeeper group on the pitch.
“In Monday morning’s coaching session for the gamers who did not begin in opposition to FC Augsburg on Sunday, the 37-year-old captain accomplished a session along with his goalkeeping colleagues for the primary time since breaking his decrease proper leg.
“Neuer has been sidelined since sustaining the harm in December 2022 however has now taken the following step on the comeback path.”
Israeli-born Perertz just lately joined Bayern Munich from Maccabi Tel Aviv, and can compete with Neuer for a spot within the beginning XI.
Hulsmann, at simply 19, is one other who will prepare with the first-team after signing his first skilled contract with the Bavarian giants.
Final December in a post on Instagram, Neuer introduced his harm with an image of himself a hospital mattress along with his leg in a solid, and his left hand additionally bandaged up.
“Hey guys, what can I say, the tip of the 12 months may have positively gone higher…” mentioned the 36-year-old.
“Whereas I used to be making an attempt to get my head clear whereas ski touring, I suffered a decrease leg fracture. Yesterday’s surgical procedure went nicely. Many due to the medical doctors!
“Nevertheless, it hurts to know that the present season is over for me. Take care! Your Manuel.”
Neuer featured for Germany on the World Cup in Qatar, just for the four-time winners to endure an embarrassing group stage exit previous to his accident.
Neuer’s future at Bayern Munich has been the topic of hypothesis since his harm, with the skilled Sven Ulreich taking his place alongside with Yann Sommer.
Sommer, although, has since been bought to Inter Milan, whereas Ulreich stays within the squad.
One other goalkeeper within the ranks in the meantime, Alexander Nubel, is spending the present marketing campaign on-loan at Stuttgart.
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