World Cup 2014: Germany's Manuel Neuer fit for Portugal match

Manuel Neuer
Neuer missed both of Germany's pre-tournament friendlies with the injury.

Germany coach Joachim Low has confirmed goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be fit to face Portugal on Monday after a shoulder injury.

The Bayern Munich player, 28, missed both of Germany's pre-tournament friendlies but trained on Thursday.

Low is sure that Phillip Lahm will overcome an ankle problem and confirmed his captain, normally a right-back for his country, will play in midfield.

"Manuel Neuer took part in training and he is ready to go on Monday," Low said.

"Phillip Lahm played midfield from the start [in the 6-1 friendly win]external-link against Armenia and I'm fairly confident that will be the same solution for us on Monday."

Bastian Schweinsteiger has been struggling with a knee injury in the build-up to the Fifa World Cup, but played half an hour against Armenia.

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