Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said on Sunday he was "disappointed" with injured captain Manuel Neuer, who "put his personal interests above" the club.
Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann said on Friday that injured captain Manuel Neuer remains the club's first-choice goalkeeper, despite the addition of "outstanding" Yann Sommer.
Bayern Munich have signed Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer from Borussia Moenchengladbach to replace injured Manuel Neuer, the German champions said on Thursday.
Bayern Munich CEO Oliver Kahn has acknowledged the challenges of finding a replacement for injured captain and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the winter transfer window.
Germany's Manuel Neuer will start in goal and becomes the first goalkeeper of his country to play in four consecutive tournaments for their World Cup Group E match against Japan on Wednesday.
The biggest names in world football will be eyeing the ultimate glory of winning the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, but it will also be the last one for some of the legends of the game who have enthralled us with their timeless football skills, leaving a void that will be hard to fill.
Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann said on Friday he does not know when captain Manuel Neuer will return from a shoulder injury, as the goalkeeper's World Cup prospects appear in serious doubt.
German legend Lothar Matthaus said Argentina were the team that should have won the World Cup in 2014 and the Germans benefited from goalkeeper Manuel Neuer's foul on Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain in the final.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer may be sidelined for the rest of the season after fracturing his left foot during the 4-2 loss at Real Madrid in Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg.