Photo: Man United star Bastian Schweinsteiger sends message to Bayern defender
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger sends message to Bayern Munich star
Bastian Schweinsteiger may be a Manchester United player, but the midfielder is still in contact with his former Bayern Munich team-mates.
The Germany international made his long-awaited return from injury for Thursday night’s Europa League last-16 clash at Anfield.
Schweinsteiger was a second-half substitute as Louis van Gaal’s side suffered a 2-0 defeat by their bitter rivals Liverpool.
The World Cup winner had been sidelined for over two months with a knee injury which he suffered against Sheffield United in December.
Schweinsteiger earned brownie points with the Bayern fans and players after his Twitter message for Bayern defender Holger Badstuber.
— Basti Schweinsteiger (@BSchweinsteiger) March 13, 2016
Schweinsteiger moved to United in a £6.7m deal from Bundesliga champions Bayern in the summer transfer window.
The 20-time English champions are in sixth place in the Premier League table.
United host Liverpool in the return leg of their last-16 clash at Old Trafford on Thursday night.