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Marc-Andre ter Stegen insists he has nothing to prove amid war of words with Manuel Neuer

‘People know what I am capable of’: Marc-Andre ter Stegen insists he proved a point after Barcelona’s draw at Borussia Dortmund amid keeper’s bitter war of words with international team-mate Manuel Neuer

  • Marc-Andre ter-Stegen starred in Barcelona’s draw with Borussia Dortmund
  • The keeper has recently clashed with international team-mate Manuel Neuer
  • Ter Stegen believes he proved a point and showed what he is capable of

 Marc-Andre ter Stegen believes he proved a point after his penalty save helped Barcelona draw at Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League group stage clash.

The German stopper clashed with international colleague Manuel Neuer over the national team’s No 1 spot, with the veteran insisting Ter Stegen should accept his role as deputy.

After stopping Marco Reus’ penalty, Ter Stegen felt his dplay between the sticks demonstrated his ability.

Marc-Andre ter Stegen helped Barcelona draw with Borussia Dortmund in Champions League

The German stopper pulled of a fine penalty save from Marco Reus to keep a clean sheet

The German stopper pulled of a fine penalty save from Marco Reus to keep a clean sheet

Ter Stegen said: ‘People know what I am capable of.

‘I always have trust in myself, and my performances, and today was a chance to prove that.

‘We played well tonight, but we need to improve in certain areas.

‘A point is probably a fair result.’

Manuel Neuer (left) and Ter Stegen are both contending for Germany's No 1 shirt

Manuel Neuer (left) and Ter Stegen are both contending for Germany’s No 1 shirt 

Ter Stegen had deputsied for Neuer with the national side in 2018 when the Bayern Munich keeper had a foot injury.

However, Neuer came straight back into the side for the ill-fated 2018 World Cup campaign and has kept his place. 

 

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