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Alphonso Davies has seen an immediate return to action at Bayern Munich ruled out, with the Bundesliga giants detecting signs of heart muscle inflammation in a player who has.
It's a diagnosis that will keep the Canada international out of Bayern's upcoming matches, and he'll also beset for the end of January.
The German champions suffered a 2-1 defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach in the absence of Davies, and the talented 21-year-old will not be back in contention any time soon
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How long is Alphonso Davies out?
Ahead of a trip to Koln on Saturday, Bayern boss Julian Nagelsmann told reporters when offering an update on Davies: “Yesterday, during our follow-up examination that we do with every player that has had COVID-19, we detected signs of mild myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle.
“He has stopped training for now, so he won't be available to us for the next weeks.
“This myocarditis isn't too dramatic based on the ultrasound, but more simply signs of an inflammation. Nevertheless, it needs to heal and that will no doubt take some time.”
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Yeah, this is about as bad as it gets right now.Here is the official announcement from the club:
According to a report citing the player's agent, the duration of his absence will be at least four weeks.
Alphonso Davies' agent Nick Househ tells me he spoke w Davies after an MRI showed Davies has a "mild" case of myocarditis.
Davies, who got his Covid-19 vaccine booster in Dec. feels fine, Huoseh said.
Davies sidelined at least 4 weeks.
Huoseh: "His biggest worry is being bored."— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead)
How many matches will Alphonso Davies miss?
Having been forced to extend a spell on the sidelines, it remains to be seen when Davies will be cleared to make a return to action.
He will definitely sit out the Jan. 15 clash against FC Koln, while Bayern is due to pay a visit to Hertha Berlin on Jan. 23.
An important home date with RB Leipzig will take place on Feb. 5, before the team heads to Bochum a week later.
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in the midst of the wild corona chaos there is still good news at FC Bayern Munich: Kingsley Coman has apparently decided to extend. © Provided by 90min Kingsley Coman | Matthias Hangst / Gettyimages The negotiating poker around Coman has been dedicated to months. According to the picture, Coman wants an annual salary of around 20 million euros, so that he extends his contracted contract at FC Bayern until 2023.
Nagelsmann’s side will be back in Champions League competition on Feb. 16, with the first leg of the Round of 16 meeting against Red Bull Salzburg taking them to Austria, and Davies may be left watching on from afar for all of those outings.
Further medical examinations will, however, be carried out in Munich, allowing a more definitive timetable to be put on the buccaneering fullback’s recovery.
Will Davies miss Canada World Cup qualifying?
Canada has an important series of World Cup qualifiers at the end of January that could position it to qualify for its first men's World Cup since 1986. With Davies forced to miss those games, it could prove a serious blow to Canada's hopes to advance.
The Canada men's team is currently in first place in regional qualifying with six matches left to play. Three of those will be played in January and February: at Honduras (Jan. 27), vs. USA (Jan. 30) and at El Salvador (Feb. 2). The top three teams earn automatic berths to Qatar 2022.
Six points or more from the nine points available in the upcoming three matches would leave Canada in prime position to book a ticket to Qatar 2022.
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Below is the full list of Canada's past results and upcoming matches in the quest for 2022 World Cup qualification.
|Sept. 2, 2021||Canada 1, Honduras 1|
|Sept. 5, 2021||United States 1, Canada 1|
|Sept. 8, 2021||Canada 3, El Salvador 0|
|Oct. 7, 2021||Mexico 1, Canada 1|
|Oct. 10, 2021||Jamaica 0, Canada 0|
|Oct. 13, 2021||Canada 4, Panama 1|
|Nov. 12, 2021||Canada 1, Costa Rica 0|
|Nov. 16, 2021||Canada 2, Mexico 1|
|Jan. 27, 2022||Honduras vs. Canada||8:05 p.m.|
|Jan. 30, 2022||Canada vs. United States||3:05 p.m.|
|Feb. 2, 2022||El Salvador vs. Canada||9 p.m.|
|Mar. 24, 2022||Costa Rica vs. Canada||TBD|
|Mar. 27, 2022||Canada vs. Jamaica||TBD|
|Mar. 30, 2022||Panama vs. Canada||TBD|
Bayern Munich loan Kristin Demann to FC Köln for remainder of season .
The defender is headed to Köln for the remainder of the season.“I am very happy to be here and to play for FC. The first series of the Bundesliga confirmed the impression that FC has an ambitious team that values good football,” Demann said. “I’m happy to be a part of it now and I want to contribute to a hopefully successful second half of the season with a lot of commitment and good performances.