The Bundesliga appears to be nearing a return.
While the 2019/20 Ligue 1 season has been brought to an end, Germany’s top-flight is aiming to restart games before the month is out.
It will all but certainly be the first of Europe’s top five leagues to return to competitive action, with Bundesliga clubs undertaking training sessions since Friday.
Of course, all sessions are being administered with strict social distancing rules in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
As such, certain players are having one-on-one sessions near their homes, as is the case with Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
The German champions uploaded the footage of their shot-stopper in action with the club’s goalkeeper coach Toni Tapalovic just outside his house near Lake Tegernsee and the views on show are absolutely stunning.
Not a bad life, right?
Some of the training drills administered by Tapalovic to put Neuer through his paces are pretty cool as well, with the German icon showing he’s still as flexible and agile as ever.
The Bavarian giants are currently four points clear of second-placed Borussia Dortmund with 12 rounds of matches still to be played.
Neuer himself was rediscovering his best form prior to the postponement of competitive action, keeping a clean sheet in four consecutive games in all competitions.
The 34-year-old has endured a difficult few seasons by his own lofty standards, mainly due to persistent injury issues.
But on his day, there’s no doubting the German colossus is still one of the best in the world.
The impending arrival of Alex Nubel from Schalke will surely further motivate Neuer on to finish the season strongly.
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