Berlin — Manuel Neuer has poured serious doubt on his World Cup chances while his Bayern Munich coach says Germany’s goalkeeper will not play again for the club this season. "I do not think it’s imaginable that I go into such a tournament without match practice," Neuer said on his Russia 2018 World Cup chances. Neuer, 32, has been sidelined by a fractured foot since September and is running out of time to be fit for Germany’s opening World Cup match against Mexico in Moscow on June 17. Heynckes said there was no chance Neuer would play in Bayern’s last two games this season — the final Bundesliga game at home to Stuttgart on Saturday and the German Cup final on May 19 against Eintracht Frankfurt in Berlin. "Manuel won’t play against Stuttgart and also not in the German Cup final on May 19," Heynckes told the Kicker football magazine. That means Neuer can only get the necessary match practice in two games before the World Cup. These games will be Germany’s friendlies away to Austria ...

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