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Rene Adler has said he is looking forward to his return to the Germany national team after more than two years out of the picture.

The former first-choice goalkeeper lost his place to Manuel Neuer shortly before the 2010 World Cup because of injury and has since faced a tough battle to recover from serious knee surgery.

After being part of the squad for the 0-0 with Netherlands towards the end of last year, the Hamburg player is now set to play in Wednesday's friendly in Paris, with Neuer being rested.

"I've been out for such a long time that it's just great for me to be back, and hopefully I will play so I'm delighted,'' he said.

"It's a reward for all of the hard work and the tough times I've been through. I'm going to go out there and enjoy it, but I don't really think it will change the status [of who is Germany's No.1 goalkeeper].

"This is just my reward for all my hard work, not a chance for me to become the No.1 again.

"To be back in the group of Germany's best players is a sensational experience, because I know how quickly things can change.''

Neuer indicated that he would have liked to have played in Paris, but coach Joachim Low said he would be back for the World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan next month.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report

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