MUNICH -- Jupp Heynckes has said he believes Manuel Neuer will play for Bayern Munich before the end of the season and take part in the World Cup.
Neuer, 31, has fractured his foot on three occasions in the past year, and the Bayern and Germany captain said after surgery in September that his recovery could take at least six months.
Heynckes told a news conference he had sent Neuer away from Germany to continue his recovery in Thailand.
"He followed my advice and has gone for a change of scenery...
Germany coach Joachim Low has remained coy on his future amid links to Bayern Munich.
The 58-year-old has been named in recent weeks as a potential candidate to replace Jupp Heynckes, who returned to Bayern in October as a caretaker until the end of the season.
Heynckes' impressive record at the Allianz Arena has left Bayern's hierarchy hoping he might commit himself to the Bundesliga champions for another season. However, the 72-year-old Heynckes has been clear about his plans to return to retirement...
Marco Reus is confident he'll make Germany's 2018 World Cup squad after making his full-season debut on Saturday in BVB's 2-0 win over HSV.
Reus, 28, was sidelined for nearly nine months after picking up a ligament injury during Dortmund's DFB Pokal win in May 2017 and BVB coach Peter Stoger told a news conference on Thursday ahead of the game that he was unsure whether the midfielder would be included in the matchday squad.
However, Reus was indeed in the squad against Hamburg and he was immediately...