Julian Nagelsmann Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for Coronavirus in Portugal.

The German side with a statement confirming the development said.

"Julian Nagelsmann , 34, head coach of FC Bayern Munich, tested positive for the corona virus despite being completely vaccinated. 

"He will return to Munich separately from the team with an ambulance pilot and will go into domestic isolation there."

The German trainer was not on the bench when Bayern Munich defeated Portuguese side Benfica 4-0 at the Estadio da Luz in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Two goals from Leroy Sane as well as a Robert Lewandowski strike and an Everton Soares own goal were enough for the Bavarians to snatch the maximum points. 

Follwoing the news of Nagelsmann, concerns have been raised as to whether any other members of the side will test positive before Saturday's clash with Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga. 

The Allianz Arena outfit will look to extend their winning streak in the Bundesliga on Saturday, having already occupied the top spot on the table with only a point ahead of second-place Borussia Dortmund. 

Julian Nagelsmann joined Bayern Munich from RB Leipzig to replace Hasni Flick on a five-year deal with a transfer fee of €25 million. 

Nagelsmann's first competitive match was a 1–1 draw against Borussia Monchengladbach the Bundesliga 

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