Matthew Edward

Bayern Munchen

Canadian was evaluated after suffering Covid-19, and coach Julian Nagelsmann confirmed the athlete’s absence for the next few weeks

© Alle Rechte/Picture Alliance/Getty ImagesDavies will be out of Bayern’s squad for “a few weeks”, as coach Julian Nagelsmann put it

Left-back Alphonso Davies will miss Bayern Munich in the coming weeks. He was diagnosed with mild myocarditis, due to Covid-19., as highlighted by the medical staff of the German team. Because of this, the player will be out of squad training for at least a few weeks, while he takes care of the problem.

The 21-year-old Canadian had mild heart inflammation and will be under the care of the Bavarian club’s medical department. team holder, Davies participated in 23 games this season, only one without starting, with five assists provided in the period..

The information of myocarditis detected was released this Friday (14) by coach Julian Nagelsmann, who did not adopt a tone of great concern, despite the problem detected.

“In the follow-up exams we do with all athletes who have already been infected, Alphonso Davies showed signs of mild myocarditis following his Covid-19 infection. It’s not that dramatic from what the scans indicated, but he’ll need to be on the sidelines for the next few weeks. because it takes time to recover,” said Nagelsmann.

In addition to Davies, the goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer, the defender Dayot upamecano and the attacker Leroy Sané also tested positive for Covid-19, but are already in good condition and have resumed activities normally.

Bayern want to keep their lead at the top of the Bundesliga. At the moment, the Bavarians are at the top of the table, with 43 points, six more than the vice-leader Borussia Dortmund. In addition, the club is in the round of 16 of the European Champions League, in which they will have Red Bull Salzburg, from Austria, as an opponent.

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