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Kingsley Coman out of Bundesliga opener after being in contact with COVID-19 patient


Bayern Munich winger, Kingsley Coman will miss Friday’s Bundesliga opener against Schalke because he has to self-isolate at home after he had contact with a person infected with COVID-19.

The Bavarian club confirmed that the Frenchman would need to spend ‘a period in isolation’ and will undertake remote virtual training sessions.

Although the protocol has to be followed despite having negative result.

Kingsley Coman is currently not participating in FC Bayern’s training operations. The 24-year-old offensive player had contact with a person from his environment who was infected with the coronavirus and is in accordance with the requirements of the Robert Koch Institute in quarantine at home.

“A corona test carried out on him on Sunday gave a negative result. During the quarantine, Coman will keep himself fit with cyber training,” the club’s statement reads.

Kingsley Coman is expected to be back for Bundesliga action soon

Although his return date is unknown, he is expected to self-isolate for at least 7 days.

With Leroy Sane, Bayern might not miss the French winger that much as the former Manchester City winger is expected to settle in quickly in the side he has been training with since June.

Coman was the sole goalscorer when Bayern beat Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the Champions League final last month.

Bayern will open the 58th Bundesliga season at the Alian Arena against Schalke 04 tomorrow.

About three weeks ago, Bayern ended last season with great success in the Champions League.

Speaking ahead of the match, Leon Goretzka, who joined the Bavarian giant from Schalke 04 on a free transfer said he’s already excited about the new tasks.

Leon Goretzka in training ahead of Schalke 04 game

“I don’t feel like we’re full. On the contrary: You can tell in training how hungry we are and that is the key to further titles, “said the 25-year-old on Tuesday in the press talk before the duel with his ex-club.

So, Bayern are geering up gfor the opener as they began to work hard in the short preparation.

The Tuesday session witnessed another intensive unit with numerous sprints and running exercises.

The midfielder, said the observations of the training shows that Bayern has big goals.

“Defending the double is fun, defending the triple is even more fun,” said the German international, explaining his drive and the team’s greed.

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