Bayern’s Gnabry tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Atletico game

Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry celebrates scoring their second goal against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge February 25, 2020. — Reuters pic
Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry celebrates scoring their second goal against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge February 25, 2020. — Reuters pic

BERLIN, Oct 21 — Bayern Munich will be without winger Serge Gnabry for their Champions League group game against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday after he tested positive for Covid-19, the German champions said on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old had earlier on Tuesday trained with the team and coach Hansi Flick had told a news conference all players were fit for the start of their title defence.

“The attacking player feels good and is quarantined at home,” Bayern said in a statement.

The Bavarians, who won five trophies in 2020, including the Champions League, face the Spaniards in the first of their group matches in the competition. — Reuters

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