Manuel Neuer back in team training ahead of Bayer clash
The captain is back! Manuel Neuer was able to return to team training on Friday for the first time since his knee operation at the beginning of February. However, head coach Julian Nagelsmann confirmed that the 35-year-old is "not yet an option" for the match against Leverkusen at the weekend. "We're in extremely good shape given the timeframe," the FCB coach said of the Germany goalkeeper's progress in his recovery. However, Nagelsmann could not say when Neuer will be able to return between the sticks at this stage.
The stats and facts ahead of the Bayer game: