Germany players Neuer, Goretzka test positive for Covid-19

Germany will probably be with out captain Manuel Neuer and midfielder Leon Goretzka towards Hungary and England as a result of optimistic coronavirus assessments.

Each Bayern Munich gamers have been remoted after the optimistic outcomes and have since left the group lodge in Gravenbruch, close to Frankfurt, the German soccer federation stated on Wednesday.

They’ll miss the Nations League video games towards Hungary in Leipzig on Friday and England in London on Monday.

“The alarm bells are going off,” nationwide teammate Jonas Hofmann stated. Gamers who had contact with Goretzka and Neuer have been to be examined each day for COVID-19.

Germany coach Hansi Flick known as up Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann as a substitute for Neuer, although Barcelona’s Marc-André ter Stegen is more likely to play towards Hungary. He later additionally known as up Wolfsburg midfielder Maximilian Arnold to compensate for Goretzka’s absence.

Goretzka and Neuer have been on the Oktoberfest beer competition with the remainder of the Bayern group on Sunday. All Germany gamers have been as a result of be examined earlier than they joined the squad on Monday.


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