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Thomas Muller set to miss out on Club World cup final after testing positive for COVID-19

Thomas Muller
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Thomas Muller tests positive for COVID. He will miss out on Bayern Munich’s final against Tigres UANL on February 11th, 2021. This news will come as a great shock to manager Hans Dieter-Flick.

He will incorporate the aging German into his well thought out lineup against the Liga MX side.

The virus has caused issues for clubs worldwide, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala have become a victim of it as well. Even Muller’s team-mates Javi Martinez and Leon Goertza were victims of it.

Bayern has had a smooth run, with Polish striker Robert Lewandowski scoring twice (two-nil) to grant them an easy entry into the finals of the competition.

Thomas Muller

Muller tests positive for COVID

Furthermore, Thomas Muller is set to be ruled out of  Die Roten’s crucial Champions League fixture against Lazio on February 24th, 2021.

Thomas Muller is crucial to Bayern Munich

Thomas Muller

Bayern would have counted on the expertise of Muller in their games against Tigres UANL and Lazio

Thomas Muller has assisted ten times this season, and Bayern was hoping to use his form against Los Tigres. He has been in Blistering form this season for the Bavarian side, second only to Kingsley Coman in the number of assists. Bayern will now have to count on the youngster to fill in for their veteran attacker.

Thomas Muller’s availability for future games depends on how severe his diagnosis is. Bayern should be at their very best when facing Lazio, who is close to Champions League qualification the next season.

Thomas Muller has immense Champions League experience and his twenty-two assists and forty-seven goals in one hundred and twenty-six appearances.

 

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