Heynckes: Neuer's injury could cost him the World Cup
German Bundesliga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 04/05/2018
Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has given an update on goalkeeper Manuel Neuer’s injury ahead of the weekend Bundesliga match against Cologne on Saturday.Neuer is nearing full fitness but won’t be selected for the weekend clash against Cologne and remains doubtful for the World Cup in Russia.Neuer has been sidelined since September after he injured his Metatarsal, he has been a regular and for club and country when fit but he could miss Joachim Low’s squad list for Germany if he unable to shake off his injury for the summer tournament in Russia."He won't be in the squad on Saturday," Heynckes said."Today he will train a part [of the session] with the team and accelerate his recovery, so he'll take another step forward next week."Asked when the shot-stopper will return to action, Heynckes said: "It depends on the doctors, Manuel and I. I cannot say that at the moment."As for his chances of featuring in the DFB-Pokal final against Eintracht Frankfurt on May 19, Heynckes said: "It is too early. We all have to be patient."