Jens Lehmann hails "perfect" Manuel Neuer

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has "had a perfect World Cup so far", according to former Arsenal stopper Jens Lehmann.

Jens Lehmann has praised the displays of Germany's number one goalkeeper Manuel Neuer at this summer's World Cup.

The Bayern Munich stopper has shipped four goals in Brazil, as well as having caught the eye with his speed and anticipation to avert dangerous situations.

When asked for his opinion on Neuer, former Arsenal and Germany keeper Lehmann told FIFA's official website: "He's had a perfect World Cup so far. He's without doubt the best goalkeeper there is at the moment and I'm especially pleased about one thing he does.

"Back when I was a player I think I was one of the first keepers to play in the style he's been so successful with today. A lot of people called me crazy when I did it, which makes it all the nicer to see that I was actually on the right track."

Neuer has made 51 appearances at senior international level.

Miroslav Klose scores Germany's second goal of the game against Costa Rica on June 09, 2006.
Read Next:
OTD: Hosts Germany overcome Costa Rica
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account