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Bastian Schweinsteiger

31-Year-Old Midfielder     Manchester United  Premier


Birthdate:  August 1, 1984    Birthplace:  Kolbermoor, Germany    Nationality:  Germany    Height:  6' 0"    Show ContractHide Contract


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Signed with Manchester United in July 2015 after transferring from Bayern Munich.

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October 17, 2015    Bastian Schweinsteiger News

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Schweinsteiger (thigh) is starting Saturday against Everton.

Schweinsteiger was unable to play for Germany over the international break, but the ailment was never considered serious and he'll get the start alongside Morgan Schneiderlin in the defensive midfield.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

October 16, 2015

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Schweinsteiger (thigh) missed both matches for Germany during the international break, but is not listed as injured ahead of Saturday's fixture against Everton.

The central midfielder has been rather enigmatic during his time with United, tallying just one assist in 13 matches across all comps. With manager Louis van Gaal seemingly preferring him over Morgan Schneiderlin, a healthy Schweinsteiger is fit to be in the starting XI against Everton.

October 9, 2015

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Schweinsteiger suffered a thigh injury in Germany's final practice before facing the Republic of Ireland, reports the Daily Mail.

The midfielder will be assessed before Germany's match against Georgia on Sunday. He joins Manchester United's growing list of injury worries.

August 22, 2015

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Schweinsteiger is starting Saturday against Newcastle.

Manager Louis van Gaal intimated Friday that he was ready to move Schweinsteiger into the starting lineup after the German built up his match fitness, and he is doing just that Saturday at the expense of Michael Carrick. Schweinsteiger's holding midfield role alongside Morgan Schneiderlin isn't the best fantasy-producing position, and while he will score a goal here-and-there, it's an unreliable spot for fantasy players.

August 21, 2015

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said Friday that Schweinsteiger could get his first Premier League start Saturday against Newcastle.

Schweinsteiger has been used off the bench in the first two games as he worked up his match fitness, but he was always expected to get a spot in the starting lineup when he was fully read. If he does get the start, Michael Carrick will likely move to the bench, allowing Schweinsteiger to line up next to Morgan Schneiderlin.

August 13, 2015

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Schweinsteiger said that he is close to reaching full fitness after a preseason calf injury and making his Premier League debut against Tottenham, reports Sky Sports.

Critics have pointed to the midfielder's fitness as a risk to Manchester United's plans for the player. Schweinsteiger said his training is getting better and that he expects to be fully match fit in the next week.

August 8, 2015

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Schweinsteiger came on in the 59th minute for Michael Carrick during Saturday's Premier League opener against Tottenham, finishing with one tackle, two clearances and 23 passes completed.

Manager Louis van Gaal noted Friday that Schweinsteiger wasn't fit enough to start, though he was clearly strong enough for about a half-hour. It's unclear if van Gaal will use a consistent defensive midfield of Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin, or if Carrick will be a part of the rotation. Either way, Schweinsteiger's holding role makes him a limited fantasy option in most formats.

August 8, 2015

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Schweinsteiger is available off the bench Saturday against Tottenham.

Manager Louis van Gaal noted Friday that Schweinsteiger still has to work on his match fitness, so it may be a few games before he seriously competes for a starting role. Michael Carrick and Morgan Schneiderlin will start at the two holding midfield spots Saturday.