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Bavarian Davis has “slight heart inflammation” after Covid | Sports

According to Bayern head coach Julian Nagelsmann, the condition of the 21-year-old Canadian International was detected during follow-up after Davis was infected with the virus. — Reuters photo

Berlin, January 14-Alphonso Davies on the left back of Bayern Munich is suffering from “slight myocardial inflammation” as he recovers from Covid-19 and is absent for several weeks.

According to Bayern head coach Julian Nagelsmann, the condition of the 21-year-old Canadian International was detected during follow-up after Davis was infected with the virus.

The Bavarian boss said club doctors were uncertain whether the inflammation was due to the virus. “But it’s likely due to the corona.”

Nagelsmann emphasized that this condition is “not so dramatic, but it needs to be recovered and will take some time”, and the player will be sent off for an “indefinite” period.

Davis was one of nine players on the sidelines by Covid who missed a two-on-one defeat at home against Mönchengladbach last Friday.

However, Bundesliga leader Bayern still starts the weekend with a 6-point lead.

Nagelsmann will be available again after Manuel Neuer, Leroy Sané, Dayot Upamecano, Omar Richards, Corentin Tolisso and Tanguy Nianzou, along with Davis, missed Gladbach’s defeat in isolation. I did.

Club captain Neuer and central midfielder Tolisso will both start the league match in Cologne tomorrow.

Nagelsmann does not have defenders Lucas Hernandez and Josip Stanisic, but German midfielder Leon Goretzka will miss the next 10 days due to a knee injury.

Bayern wants Goretzka to avoid surgery.

Nagelsmann also revealed that Kingsley Coman, who signed the contract extension on Wednesday until 2027, recovered from the coronavirus but was unable to play in the Cologne match due to a leg injury. — AFP

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