Because of COVID? Alphonso Davies has heart problems and will be sidelined until further notice

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Alphonso Davis He will be off the pitch indefinitely. After overcoming COVID, to the Canadian side heart problems detected so it will be long-term low for Bayern Munich.

Julian Nagelmann, coach of the Bavarian team, confirmed that Davies has an inflammation in the myocardium.

“In the exam that we do to every player who passes from a COVID infection we detect aa slight inflammation of the myocardium. It will not be available for the next few weeks, because the inflammation it has to heal completely,” Nagelsmann said., during the press conference prior to this Saturday’s match against Cologne.

In this regard, he clarified that this heart disease is not serious: “Myocarditis is not dramatic; but he has it and it sucks. We won’t be able to count on him for a long time. It has to heal.”

It is unknown if Davie’s myocarditiss is a consequence of the virus. The side, 21 years old, was among Bayern’s numerous casualties by COVID for the last duel against Borussia Mönchengladbach.

From them, Leroys Sane, Dayot Upamecano, Tanguy Nianzou, Omar Richards and Manuel Neuer They joined the training. However, with the exception of Neuer, none can be expected to play the full 90 minutes.

in a goalkeeper the physical demand is different than in a field player. We hope that he does not receive permanent shots on goal and don’t have to make 50 stops,” Nagelsmann explained. about the Neuer case.

Kingsley Coman, meanwhile, will remain low due to a muscle injury prior to your COVID infection.

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