Manuel Neuer could have missed the 2018 World Cup. The reason he did not know whether to recover on time from his injury right now.
Neuer has been sidelined since last September because of a metatarsal bone, an injury that also kept him out for the 2016/2017 season. These streaks have made the recovery process hampered.
Neuer even returned to training last month. However, 32-year-old goalkeeper has been reminded not to rush the comeback considering his physical condition is not fit properly.
Therefore Neuer will not play in the stremaing piala dunia remaining two matches Bayern in the Bundesliga and also the final DFB-Pokal counter Eintracht Frankfurt. The fact that there is certainly make Neuer anxiety related to his chances to play in the World Cup.
With the World Cup only about 38 days, then Neuer chased time to be fit to perform there. Neuer's presence certainly expected Germany to remember he is the captain of the team and members of the squad when the champion 2014.
However, Neuer did not want to rush and chose to focus on his recovery instead of thinking too far.
"I can not say anything anymore tv online piala dunia at this time, I feel better with the training program I'm doing, but certainly not predictable (when recovered)," said Neuer as quoted Soccerway.
"I have to make the right decision for myself, team, and also Germany, you can not help anything in a hurry, I want to improve this condition slowly and I want to recover as soon as possible," he continued.
"What I'm doing now is good and very positive, I'm trying to defend it, so let's see if that's enough," he concluded.
If Neuer really fails to the World Cup, Marc-Andre Ter Stegen is likely to become Germany's main goalkeeper with Bernd Leno, Loris Karius, and Kevin Trapp competing for two remaining slots.