Mueller Tests Positive For COVID

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Bayern Munich forward Thomas Mueller is set miss on Thursday’ Club final Doha after testing positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, according media reports.

According Sky Sports Germany and Bild newspaper, winner Mueller after Bayern’ training session on Wednesday.

A positive test would rule the veteran striker of Thursday’ clash Mexican CONCACAF champions Tigres the Qatari capital, which European champions Bayern are aiming for a historic sixth title 12 months.

Neither Bayern nor tournament organisers FIFA have yet confirmed the positive test.

Mueller would be the third Bayern player to the coronavirus recent weeks, after positive tests for Javi Martinez and Leon Goretzka meant they were unable to travel the rest of the squad to Qatar.

His absence would be the latest blow to Bayern’s Club campaign, after Jerome Boateng returned home to Germany on Wednesday for personal reasons amid reports that his former girlfriend had died.