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 By Mark Lovell

Manuel Neuer refutes report Bayern Munich doctor mistreated his injuries

With Bayern now holding a four-point lead in the Bundesliga, Alejandro Moreno says the reason for their turnaround is very clear.

MUNICH -- Manuel Neuer took to Facebook to rubbish claims by German tabloid Bild that Dr. Volker Braun was responsible for his injury woes this year saying that the former Bayern team doctor is "absolutely not to blame."

Dr. Braun, 44, an orthopedist and trauma surgeon, resigned on Monday after nine years at the club and assumed responsibility for the first team in 2015, following the departure of Dr Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt.

Muller-Wohlfahrt and his entire staff left the club in April 2015 after 38 years of service, following disagreements with then-boss Pep Guardiola over the treatment of injured players.

Bild suggested that Dr. Braun hadn't employed "ideal treatment methods" meaning injured players such as Neuer spent extended spells on the sidelines.

Bayern captain Neuer, 31, has fractured his foot on three separate occasions this year, with his latest coming in September and ruling him out until the new year. He admitted last month that his recovery could take at least six months.

However, Neuer rejected Bild's claims that Dr. Braun was at fault for his prolonged time on the treatment table.

"The media today are giving the impression that Dr. Volker Braun is responsible for the development of my injury, because he did not apply the ideal treatment methods. I categorically dispute this.

"Bayern's former team doctor is absolutely not to blame. I can even assure that he applied the very best methods that modern medicine allows," he said in a statement on his Facebook page.

Meanwhile, Muller-Wohlfahrt has continued to treat individual players, as well as athletes such as Usain Bolt, at his downtown Munich practice.

Bild reported that he could return on a more permanent basis in the coming weeks.

Mark Lovell covers Bayern Munich for ESPN FC. Follow him on Twitter: @LovellLowdown.

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