February 25, 2022

Canada’s Alphonso Davies latest Bayern player to test positive for COVID-19


Bayern Munich says Canadian star Alphonso Davies has joined the list of players to test positive for COVID-19.

The Bundesliga club says the 21-year-old fullback from Edmonton is well and self-isolating at home.

Other players to have tested positive include Leroy Sane, Dayot Upamecano, Lucas Hernandez, Tanguy Nianzou, Manuel Neuer, Kingsley Coman, Corentin Tolisso and Omar Richards. Assistant coach Dino Toppmoeller is also self-isolating after a positive test.

Bayern returned to training Monday,17 days after its last competitive match of 2021 — a 4-0 win Wolfsburg.

Training was to have resumed Sunday but was pushed back a day due to the pandemic, with all players, coaches and staff undergoing PCR tests Monday.

With players dispersed around the world for the winter break, some of the Bayern players who tested positive are still abroad including Upamecano (Senegal), Coman (Dubai), Tolisso (France) and Hernandez and Neuer (the Maldives).

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