Serge Gnabry is about to overlook Bayern Munich’s Champions League quarter-final in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain after testing constructive for coronavirus.
Not like with different gamers, it doesn’t appear that the ahead contracted the virus whereas on worldwide obligation as he got here on instead throughout Bayern’s 1-0 win over RB Leipzig on Saturday.
Bayern confirmed the information in a press release on their web site, which learn: “Serge Gnabry, 25, has examined constructive for coronavirus. The FC Bayern ahead is doing effectively and is isolating at house.”
The information is a blow for Die Roten as Gnabry has featured prominently this season, making 34 appearances in all competitions and scoring ten targets whereas additionally registering 5 assists. These numbers symbolize a marked lower on the unbelievable figures he posted final marketing campaign. Throughout Bayern’s 2019/20 treble successful season, Gnabry managed 23 targets and 14 assists in 46 video games.
The timing of Gnabry’s absence couldn’t be worse. It comes on the eve of Bayern’s largest recreation of the season up to now, a Champions League quarter closing first leg in opposition to PSG. The tie is a rerun of final 12 months’s closing which the German aspect received 1-0 courtesy of a second half winner from Kingsley Coman.
Gnabry will not be the one participant that will likely be lacking on Wednesday evening. The talismanic Robert Lewandowski will miss each legs after sustaining an harm on worldwide obligation with Poland. Lewandowski’s affect this season is difficult to overstate, with the striker managing 42 targets in 36 matches.
With two of their key gamers out, Hansi Flick will possible proceed with a entrance three of Leroy Sane, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Coman. The trio began collectively for the primary time with out Lewandowski in opposition to Leipzig and none of them obtained on the scoresheet.