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Starke reinstated for Champions League

Because of Manuel Neuer's absence FC Bayern have reinstated keeper Tom Starke for the remaining Champions League games. UEFA granted the request by the German record champions on Monday. 36-year-old Starke ended his playing career this summer, despite appearing in the Audi pre-season Tour, but can now start on the bench for the away game against Paris Saint-Germain at 20:45 on Wednesday. Although not permitted with outfield players, clubs can replace and exchange goalkeepers in the squad during the group stage.

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