Bayern Munich: Injuries to Germany's Lahm, Neuer won't keep them out of World Cup

Monday May 19th, 2014

Philipp Lahm, Manuel Neuer Germany and Bayern Munich defender Philipp Lahm, left, and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer were both injured in the German Cup final but will take part in World Cup preparations. (Alexander Hassenstein/FIFA/Getty Images)

Some of Germany's stalwart starters are battling injury woes after a lengthy club season, but so far they've been given the green light for all things World Cup.

Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm and Manuel Neuer both suffered injuries in the club's 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in Saturday's German Cup final, but the Bundesliga winner claims that both players will be cleared to participate in World Cup camp, allaying fears of a worst-case scenario for Die Mannschaft.

Via the club's official English-language Twitter feed (and confirmed on the club's official website):

KNOW YOUR ENEMY: Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer

KNOW YOUR ENEMY: Germany midfielder Toni Kroos

MORE: Germany's preliminary World Cup roster

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