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Reports: Two Germany Stars Clash In Training

Reports: Two Germany Stars Clash In Training

By David Kappel - May 30, 2018 10:28 AM @kappilinho

Two Germany stars were reportedly involved in a heated exchange during training, while Manuel Neuer made his first appearance for the 2014 FIFA World Cup champions since returning from a long-term injury.

Click through the mini-gallery to see images of the heated clash between two Germany stars during a training session.

Die Mannschaft are stepping up their preparations for their title defence in Russia, and are in camp in South Tyrol, in north-east Italy, this week.

However, things are not all rosy for Joachim Low's side, with Bayern Munich's Joshua Kimmich reportedly having a run-in with Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger following a late challenge during a training session, according to Bild.

The duo apparently had to be separated by World Cup record scorer Miroslav Klose, who is now part of Low's coaching team.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper and captain Neuer has continued his return to fitness and made an appearance in a training match against Germany's U20 side, which the senior team won 7-1.

"I'm in good shape," Neuer said, as reported by the Daily Mirror.

"I think the coaches are very happy, the fitness coaches, too. They've got me in great condition. I'm not holding back, that'd be bad advice for a goalkeeper."

Low had previously insisted that Neuer will only be part of his final squad for Russia if he is 100% fit.

Read: Germany Announce Provisional World Cup Squad, 7 Stars Snubbed

The Germany boss also revealed that the 32-year-old, who made only four appearances all season after picking up an injury early in the campaign, would be his No. 1 if he does make the final 23-man squad.

Do you think Neuer should be Germany's No. 1 at the World Cup? Have your say in the comments section below.


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E May 31, 2018 04:22 AM
It's not about playing many games in the team, Germany coach knew that neuer is a key for them amdto the need him
ceza@1010 Joined: 17 May 2018
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ceza@1010 May 30, 2018 11:30 PM
those who wete fighting must be sent home and replaced cz german team will be affected by bias passing when they play seriously that will result into exit. UTB
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Faysal May 30, 2018 11:34 AM
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bucshooligan 1 May 30, 2018 11:05 AM
It will pass,it's part of the game
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LAPO_MOLEBATSI May 30, 2018 10:45 AM
The other day it was Boateng and the other Oke, always black vs White in the Germany camp...Mxm

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