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Bayern Munich defender Kim Min-jae has nothing, but praise for Manuel Neuer

The boss is back...

Borussia Dortmund v FC Bayern München - Bundesliga Photo by Ralf Ibing - firo sportphoto/Getty Images

When Bayern Munich center-back Kim Min-jae transferred into Germany from Napoli, he undoubtedly knew the legend of Manuel Neuer.

However, it is one thing to hear the stories about a seminal figure in the history of German football like Neuer, but another to actually experience it.

Now, Min-jae knows exactly why the veteran goalkeeper is widely-regards as one of the best to ever man the position in between the sticks. Of course, getting the “Full Neuer” took a bit longer than anticipate as he was still rehabbing from a broken leg when Min-jae first joined the club.

“He constantly pushes us and gives us clear commands. I listen to him carefully. For me personally and for us as a team it’s good that he’s back on the pitch. Neuer is a player I’ve been following since I was a kid and he’s incredibly better than I expected,” Min-jae told t-online’s Julian Buhl (as captured by @iMiaSanMia).

Having Neuer back — and in terrific form — gives Min-jae and fans alike a lot of hope for the second half of the season.

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