Jamal Musiala isolating after contracting COVID-19

By Sports Desk October 10, 2022

Jamal Musiala has tested positive for coronavirus, Bayern Munich announced in a statement on Monday.

The Germany midfielder played the full 90 minutes of Bayern's dramatic 2-2 Klassiker draw with Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, which left them third in the Bundesliga, now four points behind surprise leaders Union Berlin.

But Musiala would now appear to be a major doubt for the midweek Champions League match against Viktoria Plzen.

The club statement added: "The FC Bayern forward is doing well and is currently isolating at home."

Musiala is the latest in a series of Bayern players to contract COVID-19 over the past month.

Manuel Neuer and Leon Goretzka were withdrawn from the Germany squad, before Joshua Kimmich and Thomas Muller also later returned positive tests.

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