Bayern confirms Leroy Sane and Dayot Upamecano have additionally examined Covid constructive.© AFP
Bayern Munich are dealing with the opportunity of not having the ability to subject a group for Friday’s Bundesliga encounter with Borussia Moenchengladbach after Leroy Sane and Dayot Upamecano joined the lengthy record of gamers hit by Covid-19 on Tuesday. “Each gamers are effectively and are self-isolating,” Bayern mentioned in an announcement. The 2 have been examined on Monday with younger defender Josip Stanisic who examined unfavorable and was permitted to hitch group coaching. It takes to eight the variety of Bayern gamers who’ve now been sidelined by Covid.
Manuel Neuer, Kingsley Coman, Corentin Tolisso, Omar Richards, Lucas Hernandez and Tanguy Nianzou have already examined constructive for the coronavirus after getting back from their trip.
In December, the Bavarians mentioned they might be with out Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich for as much as 4 weeks after he contracted the virus.
Kimmich sparked a heated debate in October when he revealed he had declined a vaccine in opposition to Covid attributable to “private issues” however final month mentioned he was completely happy to obtain a jab.
Bayern are additionally with out striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and defender Bouna Sarr, who’re each concerned within the Africa Cup of Nations.
The German Soccer League (DFL) solely permits postponements of matches for medical causes if a group can’t identify not less than 15 gamers on the group sheet, which continues to be not the case with Bayern.
Bayern, who’re 9 factors away from Dortmund on the prime of the Bundesliga, restart their league marketing campaign on Friday by internet hosting Moenchengladbach, which will likely be performed behind closed doorways because of the pandemic.
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