Saturday, 27 November, 2021

Nagelsmann out with Covid-19

Bayern Munich hope for full stands at the Allianz Arena for the first time in more than 18 months when the Bundesliga leaders host Hoffenheim on Saturday with head coach Julian Nagelsmann again sidelined by Covid-19, reports AFP. The relaxing of regulations in Bavaria means that for the first time since the pandemic hit Germany in March 2020, Bayern could welcome a sell-out home crowd of 75,000. However, Nagelsmann, also missed Wednesday’s 4-0 win at Benfica. The 34-year-old is isolating at home after

testing positive for coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated and could be away for up to two weeks. In his absence, assistant coaches Xaver Zembrod and Dino

Toppmoeller will be passing on his instructions. “It’s not like that when Julian isn’t there, I’ll be the boss and make my own decisions,” said Toppmoeller.