Schweinsteiger still has two years left to run on his United contract.
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Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger Friday announced his retirement from international duty with immediate effect.Schweinsteiger retires from die Mannschaft with his Old Trafford future in the balance having reportedly been told by United's new coach Jose Mourinho that he is one of nine players free to leave the club.The defensive midfielder said now is the right time to retire from the national team ahead of Germany's first qualifier for the 2018 World Cup against Norway on Sept. 9, four days after a home friendly against Finland.Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is the favorite to replace Schweinsteiger as Germany's captain as Loew heaped praise on his midfield marshal.Schweinsteiger says one of his few regrets playing for his country is Germany's Euro 2016 semifinal exit.
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