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Bayern Munich star is ‘confident’ he will play against Liverpool

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is confident he will be ready for Champions League match against Liverpool.

Bundesliga champions will visit Anfield Road for the first round of 16 leg, and Neuer has provided update on his fitness.

I am fine, it’s not that bad. I think our medical [staff] will push me into goal and if everything is fine in training, I will play [against Liverpool].” Neuer told ESPN (via Liverpool Echo)

“We are all positive. I think I will be between the sticks.”

“It’s the first game for me at Anfield,” he said. “I’m looking forward to playing there.

“We have heard a lot about the atmosphere in the stadium – everyone who watches football knows it’s special – and I think they will be two great games.

“For us, the Champions League is very important. It is a knockout tie, two finals. We are happy to play in their stadium.

“Hopefully, it will be great night for us. But it depends on the result, of course.” added Neuer.

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