Bastian Schweinsteiger confident of fitness ahead of Euro 2016

Bastian Schweinsteiger is optimistic he will be fit to play for Germany this summer having missed much of his first season in the Premier League due to injury.The Germany captain has struggled to stay fit for Manchester United and has not played since the 1-0 win over Manchester City in March after suffering a knee injury while training with the national team squad.But speaking at...
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Schweinsteiger expects to be fit for Euros

Ascona (Switzerland) (AFP) – Bastian Schweinsteiger said on Wednesday he would recover from a knee injury in time to captain Germany at the European Championship, even though it remained unclear when he would return to the pitch. “I’m doing well, I am very confident,” he told journalists at a press conference in the Swiss town of Ascona, where the German national squad has...
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Schweinsteiger included in Germany's pre-Euro 2016 squad

Germany coach Joachim Low will give captain Bastian Schweinsteiger every chance to prove his fitness for Euro 2016 after naming him in a 27-man provisional squad.The Manchester United midfielder has not played since suffering a partial ligament tear in his knee while on international duty in March, but is included alongside former Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski.Podolski, now at...
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Schweinsteiger unlikely to feature for United again this season

Bastian Schweinsteiger is unlikely to don a Manchester United shirt again this season, but Louis van Gaal believes the Germany captain could yet make Euro 2016.Life since swapping Bayern Munich for Old Trafford has been topsy-turvy for the World Cup winner, with injury restricting him to just 31 appearances.The last of those came in the derby win at Manchester City before an international...
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April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Injury update: Schweinsteiger’s absence is a ‘big blow’ for United, says coach Van Gaal

German international and Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger injured his knee in a recent international friendly against England, prompting United manager Louis Van Gaal to call the situation a big blow for the Red Devils campaign. The Dutchman did not provide details as to when the 31 year-old midfielder would be returning. With just eight
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger would be a huge loss to Germany, says Hitzfeld

Bastian Schweinsteiger would be a huge loss to Germany if he is ruled out of Euro 2016 through injury, according to his former Bayern Munich manager Ottmar Hitzfeld.Schweinsteiger suffered damage to his medial collateral knee ligament during training ahead of Saturday's international friendly against England in Berlin.The 31-year-old midfielder has struggled for form and fitness...
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March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger ruled out of Germany's friendlies vs. England, Italy

BERLIN --Bastian Schweinsteiger has been ruled out of Germany's friendlies against England and Italy after injuring his right knee in team training.The Manchester United midfielder was traveling to Munich on Wednesday for an MRI by team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt. He was hurt toward the end of Tuesday's training.''It happened at the end of the training session, without...
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March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal: Injury update on Antonio Valencia and Bastian Schweinsteiger ahead of Liverpool game

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says Antonio Valencia and Bastian Schweinsteiger are ready to make their long-awaited comeback from injury. The two could be on the bench for today's Europa League game against Liverpool. Striker Wayne Rooney continues on the sidelines but could be back in the first week of April. "Antonio Valencia and […]
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Bastian Schweinsteiger mulls lawsuit over Nazi doll likeness

Like most people, Bastian Schweinsteiger doesn’t want to look or dress like a Nazi. Schweinsteiger is considering whether to sue a Hong Kong toy manufacturer for producing a doll of a Nazi-soldier doll that bears both his likeness and name, according to the BBC. “The Manchester United midfielder’s management company put the matter into the hands of their German-based lawyers...
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bastian Schweinsteiger To Join Manchester United, Leave Bayern Munich

MANCHESTER, England — Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger is leaving Bayern Munich to join Manchester United, ending his 17-year association with the Bundesliga giants. United announced Saturday that the club had reached an agreement with Bayern to sign the 30-year-old midfielder, subject to a medical examination and personal terms being agreed. Schweinsteiger will be reunited...
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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