Bayern Munich confirmed Thursday that head coach Julian Nagelsmann has examined optimistic for Covid-19 – regardless that he’s absolutely vaccinated – having already sat out their Champions League win at Benfica with sickness.
“Julian Nagelsmann has examined optimistic for the coronavirus regardless of being absolutely vaccinated,” the German giants stated in an announcement.
“He’ll return to Munich individually from the crew by air ambulance and can isolate at residence.”
Nagelsmann missed Wednesday’s 4-0 thrashing of Benfica in Lisbon after being taken in poor health and his assistant coaches Dino Toppmoeller and Xaver Zembrod took over duties on the bench.
Bayern haven’t stated how lengthy the 34-year-old can be sidelined.
The crew has a busy schedule with 5 video games within the subsequent two weeks earlier than the November worldwide break.
Below the present guidelines in Bavaria, anybody testing optimistic for Covid should keep in residence isolation for a fortnight.
Bayern confirmed they’ll win with out Nagelsmann with Leroy Sane scoring twice in Lisbon because the Germans opened a five-point hole on the high of Group E.
They’re additionally a degree clear on the high of the Bundesliga desk earlier than Saturday’s residence sport towards Hoffenheim.