Manuel Neuer has not ruled out a Bayern Munich exit sometime in the future.
The 33-year-old has been at the Allianz Arena since 2011 and also their number one goalkeeper. He has won multiple trophies with the Bavarians including the Champions League trophy in 2013.
Neuer was being lined up for a two-year extension at Bayern but the German is not certain about staying there. His position could come under threat if the Bundesliga winners move ahead with Schalke’s Alexander Nübel.
“I never said I’ll definitely end my career in Germany, and I never said either that I’ll leave Bayern,” Neuer told German outlet Kicker. “I’m keeping that open. I don’t imagine playing abroad now; but with how fast this business goes, you never know.
“What I said for the national team applies to my career: As long as I feel good, I am needed and know I can perform, I want to play. I feel good at Bayern and have goals with the team. So things should go on this way for the time being.”
Bayern fired Niko Kovac at the beginning of the season and appointed Hansi Flick as his replacement. Speaking about what has changed under the 54-year-old, Neuer added, “We defend higher and close the spaces between the lines. There are no longer spaces of 20m but 10 to 15m. This makes communication between the players easier. This helps our game, we can put pressure on the opponent.”
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