FC Bayern: Niklas Süle still fails with a cruciate ligament tear. However, he did not like a statement by Uli Hoeneß at all.
- Niklas Süle contracted a cruciate ligament in the summer.
- Since then, the FC Bayern Munich defender has been out and working for his comeback.
- Now the international spoke at an event about the EURO 2020.
Update from February 26, 2020: The club season is in the hot phase and as a result, the EM 2020 is getting closer and closer. As you know, Niklas Süle wants to be part of this tournament. The guard, who had torn his cruciate ligament on October 19 last year, told Sport Bild that he saw his EM chances at “100 percent”.
And in fact, the chances are not too bad that Süle can appear for Germany at the pan-European championships in June. If everything goes according to plan, the 24-year-old even wants to play games for FC Bayern this season. “The goal would be to join the team in April. Then I know that it will take some time before I get used to the game. Team training does not mean ready to play. "
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He never had any doubts that he would not be able to implement this plan. "In terms of motivation, I developed a lot: there wasn't a single day when I doubted."
The statements by Uli Hoeneß would not have caused any doubts in him. Immediately after the serious injury, the then Bayern president announced somewhat hastily that the "season had ended" for Süle . "The European Championship has been shelved, you can totally forget it," Hoeneß predicted at the time.
Comeback before the EM? Süle irritated by Hoeneß statements
But even if it is the second cruciate ligament tear in Süle's left knee, Süle “immediately after the diagnosis calculated how long it will take before I can be back. It was immediately clear to me that there was enough time to fully recover before the European Championship, ”Süle told Sport Bild .
He was all the more annoyed by Hoeneß's statements. "I was irritated by Uli Hoeneß's statement," admits Süle. “I needed this goal, the incentive to play for Bavaria during the season and go to the European Championship . That's why I was surprised by Uli Hoeneß's statement, ”said the national team in Sport Bild .
Niklas Süle: Now the national player comments on the European Championship - "My knee is so good that I ..."
Update of February 21, 2020: Injured Bayern defender Niklas Süle continues to place high hopes in his comeback and the 2020 European Championship . The 24-year-old commented on his situation at an athletics ceremony in Munich's old town hall, where Süle received the city's medal of honor on behalf of the double winner.
"From the first day, my goal was to help my team again this season," said the central defender of the DFB, who then made a forecast : "My very big goal is the European Championship. My knee is so good that I am can play for Germany in the summer . " Big words from 1.95-Hünen - national coach Joachim Löw will be happy to hear the news.
Niklas Süle: "Outstanding to run again and smell the grass" - His EM dream is alive
Update from February 17, 2020: Niklas Süle beamed all over his face and casually showed the surfer's greeting with an extended thumb and little finger: With the return to running training , the defense chief of the German national soccer team has another on his arduous journey to the European Championship in summer important stage win - his EM dream is alive.
"After almost four months of being in this weight room every day and completing a similar program, it was of course outstanding for me to come out once, run again and smell the grass," said the Bayern professional after 25 -minute session on Monday: "That was the right time for me to take the next step." Because there are still four months until the opening game of the DFB-Elf at EURO on June 16 against France in Munich.
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He worked with his team "really well", said the 24-time international after his first session in soccer shoes at fcb.tv. So far there have been no complications: "I have just noticed that I am completely symptom-free and that is what matters."
However, Süle is "very happy with my knee and the healing process". And Löw has shown several times in the past that he keeps an open door to injured stars like Sami Khedira (2014), Bastian Schweinsteiger (2016) and Manuel Neuer (2018).
"This week ..." - National coach Löw talks about Niklas Süle's comeback plans
Update from January 14, 2020: When will Niklas Süle return? The defender suffered a cruciate ligament tear in October, and meniscal damage was also found during the operation. The then FC Bayern President Uli Hoeneß said at the time: "The European Championship can completely tick off Niklas!"
But what about now? Almost three months later, the 24-year-old is supposed to start running again. This was revealed by the national coach at the DFL's New Year's reception: " Süle starts running training this week," says Jogi Löw, who is in constant contact with Süle and the injured Leroy Sané: " Leroy Sané has been up for a long time the field and works with the ball, it looks different in time. At Niklas we have to wait and see. "
Löw will announce his European Championship squad in just under five months, so there is still enough time for Süle . When he starts running training next week, FC Bayern's defense boss seems to be on the right track.
Another teammate from FC Bayern is meanwhile facing a comeback with the national team. The DFB is apparently thinking about nominating Thomas Müller for the 2020 Olympics.
Bayern Munich: Niklas Süle with mysterious news after cruciate ligament rupture
First announcement from January 7th, 2020: Munich - Niklas Süle knows it, waiting for a comeback. The defense cabinet of FC Bayern Munich is currently recovering from a cruciate ligament tear - this injury put him out of action for months back in 2014.
The fact that Süle is missing Bayern has become even clearer in the recent past. Defensively, the Munich team rarely saddled this season, 22 goals are the worst value of the Bundesliga top trio.
Niklas Süle: FC Bayern star before comeback soon? Mysterious message
How long will Süle be missing from FCB after his second cruciate ligament tear? The center-back shouldn't be as fast as Leroy Sané , who is about to make his comeback. But still: Süle seems to be motivated.
Check out this post on Instagram
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Or how to explain his latest Instagram post? The 24-year-old now shared a picture. On it you can see: Süle herself in a Bayern jersey and cheering pose. Will you see him again soon? Below the picture, he posted two emojis: an arrow and an hourglass.
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What can that mean? In combination with the smiling Süle in the photo, probably only one thing: he will be back soon! Of course, this is also what fans want, who are busy posting hearts and bicep emojis under the picture. Or is everything completely different and Süle indicates that his return will take longer?
The question is: when is Süle part of the Bayern squad * and fighting for the title * with the Munich team? It will probably take some time. Sané, for example, “only” contracted a cruciate ligament tear and has been missing since August.
Meanwhile, Oliver Kahn made it clear at his presentation how he would like to control FC Bayern Munich in the future. He also spoke about the two goalkeepers Alexander Nübel and Manuel Neuer. Whether Kahn is already dealing with current transfer rumors? There is now an exciting development in a former object of desire.
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