Manuel Neuer – Bayern Munich & Germany
FIFA 15 Rating – 90
Predicted FIFA 16 Rating – 90
Manuel Neuer has again been an integral part of Bayern Munich’s domestic title victory, featuring in 31 league games as Bayern retained their Bundesliga title. Widely regarded as the best goalkeeper in world football, Neuer has continued his fine form both domestically and in Europe, where Bayern progressed to the semi finals of the Champions League. Neuer is a fantastic goalkeeper, an excellent shot blocker and a dominate force in his penalty area. What he also offers is an extra man in defence, acting as a sweeper behind his defenders – fully playing as an 11th man. Neuer has been one of the best exponents of this role in recent seasons, always quick of his line and around the area to sweep up any attacking through balls and likewise always keen to launch attacks with long cross-field passes.
A seasoned internationalist with the German team, Neuer has won 58 caps for his country and played in all seven games as Germany won last summers World Cup in Brazil. He will be aiming for further success in Euro 2016.
Bayern fans will he looking for another composed and professional season from Neuer in 2015-16 as Bayern look to defend their Bundelisga title and aim for Champions League glory.