Neuer plans long Bayern stay

Manuel Neuer has set his sights on a long career at Bayern Munich after insisting there is no reason for him to want to move.

Last Updated: 03/02/14 at 14:02 Post Comment

Manuel Neuer: Happy at Bayern Munich and planning to stay for many years

Manuel Neuer: Happy at Bayern Munich and planning to stay for many years

World Cup Promotions

Daily World Cup Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

There had been speculation that Neuer could be a transfer target for Manchester City in January, but the rumours were swiftly dismissed by Pep Guardiola.

Neuer has also now made it clear that he would not have been interested in a transfer and he remains happy at Bayern, where he is committed to continuing the club's success for many more years.

The Germany goalkeeper has been at the Allianz Arena since making the move from Schalke in 2011, and last year helped Bayern win the Bundesliga, German Cup, UEFA Champions League and Club World Cup.

"It would be great to play for this club for a long time," Neuer told Munchener Merkur.

"There is no reason to move clubs as it would be weird not to want to play for the best club in the world.

"I am a Bayern Munich player and I will stay on a player of Bayern Munich."

Neuer is well established as a senior player at Bayern and is always ready to take on responsibility, but he feels current captain Philipp Lahm is better placed to lead the team.

"If the team or the manager want me I would not reject the armband to be captain of Bayern Munich at any point in time," he said.

"Still, I prefer this job to be done by an outfield player."

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

B

rilliant article. Anything that makes a man of Scolari's age wear a cap with a hashtag on it will surely precede a disaster

westwoodbo
Brazil Team Over-Subscribed To Idea Of Neymar As Deity

R

ather than Sanchez nearly done could you provide the completion status please? Maybe today Sanchez deal 72% done and then tomorrow Sanchez deal 74.3% done , leading up to 100% on the evening of the transfer window close day. Thank you.

CamberleyGooner
The Autopilot Gossip

L

ast five Arsenal captains: Gallas, Fabregas, Van Persie, Vermaelen, Arteta. Talk about a poisoned chalice...

juan de gunnaz
The Sluggish Gossip

Footer 365

Transfer news: Arsenal complete signing of Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona for a fee believed to be £35million.

World Cup: Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal insists third-place play-off

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal insists a World Cup third-place play-off "has got nothing to do whatsoever with sport."

FIFA rejects Luis Suarez appeal against ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini

FIFA has rejected an appeal from Luis Suarez against his four-month worldwide ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini.

Mail Box

Mails: It's Not Entertainment, It's Sport...

When did we start getting the idea that football was an entertainment business? It's about winning and winning alone. We also have some defences of Louis van Gaal...

Do England Need Scholes, Lineker Etc?

They've all got ideas about where things are going wrong, so why don't they step up and help? Plus, we have lots of fall-out from the dullness of Holland v Argentina...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property