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Manuel Neuer sits out of Bayern training with injury

By Rune Gjerulff

Manuel Neuer is currently sidelined with an ankle injury.

Manuel Neuer.
Manuel Neuer.

Bayern München captain Manuel Neuer is a doubt for Sunday's Bundesliga clash with FC Köln.

The 35-year-old was unable to train on Thursday after sustaining a capsule injury in his right ankle during Tuesday's 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Super Cup.

Should Neuer fail to recover in time for the Köln game, Sven Ulreich will start in his absence.

Ulreich featured a total of 70 times for Bayern between 2015 and 2020, at which point he joined Hamburger SV on a free transfer.

The former VfB Stuttgart goalkeeper returned to Allianz Arena ahead of this season as a replacement for Alexander Nübel, who left to join AS Monaco on a two-year loan deal.

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