Mueller Tests Positive For COVID




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

According to Sky Sports and Bild newspaper, winner Mueller tested positive after Bayern’s training session on Wednesday.

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

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

Mueller would be the third Bayern player to contract the in recent weeks, after positive tests for Javi Martinez and Leon Goretzka meant they were unable to travel with 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 on Wednesday for personal reasons amid reports that his former girlfriend had died.

-AFP

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