According to Bayern Munich’s president, Uli Hoeness, Marc-Andre ter Stegen doesn’t have any right to play ahead of Bavarian’s own Manuel Neuer.
In the last couple of weeks, there has been a lot of drama in German football.
Barcelona’s goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has publicly asked to be able to play in the German national team ahead of Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer.
And today Bavarian president Uli Hoeness has slammed ter Stegen for his comments.
“I believe it’s a joke,” he told Sport.
“Ter Stegen doesn’t have a right to play there.”
He explained: “It’s different in goal compared to the outfield positions. Manuel Neuer is number one and has been the best keeper in the world for many years now. No one could argue he shouldn’t be number one.”
“We don’t want our players to be impacted in the future. Ter Stegen is a very good goalkeeper but Neuer is a lot better and has more experience. He can play whilst he’s fit and he’ll always be the best.”
The movement on that 😳
What a save from Manuel Neuer 😱 pic.twitter.com/FDqxVOGoV3
— Goal (@goal) September 16, 2019