Manuel Neuer (37, Munich) is in danger of losing the captain’s armband. to his best friend.
Germany’s ‘Built+’ announced on the 6th (Korean time), “Manuel Neuer is likely to be stripped of the captaincy. Joshua Kimmich is likely to be his successor as captain.”
Neuer, who has been active as the main gatekeeper for a long time in Bayern Munich and the German national team, has demonstrated leadership as Munich’s captain since the 2017-2018 season. 안전놀이터
Neuer, who played 488 official games in Munich alone, was still showing excellent skills at the age of 36. But lately there has been a problem with his position. This is because the season was out due to an absurd injury. After being eliminated from the World Cup last year, he had an accident while skiing while on vacation, breaking his shinbone. He underwent surgery right away, but the result was a season out.
In the end, Munich hastily recruited Moenchengladbach’s goalkeeper Jan Sommer. In addition, Neuer, who cannot play for a long time, is even being considered for the removal of his captaincy. According to reports, Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann said: “Now we have five months to decide who will be captain on the pitch. Thomas Müller, Joshua Kimmich or someone else.”
According to reports, Neuer’s return to captaincy wasn’t just because of an injury. The media reported, “Even when Neuer’s body was not in trouble, coach Nagelsmann talked to Kimmich first instead of Neuer, and Kimmich was an important player who maintained the closest relationship with Nagelsmann.”
Bild+ reported that “Neuer didn’t like the closer relationship between Nagelsmann and Kimmich as captain. Neuer sometimes felt he was being ignored.”
The media said, “Kimmich is already evaluated as a captain. Müller is also a good successor captain, but he is no longer a solid starting player in Munich and his position is declining. Ironically, Kimmich and Neuer are close friends. Kimi in the German national team “It’s Neuer who recommended Hi, and the two often play tennis together. If Kimmich snatches Neuer’s armband, it could be a big problem.”