Bayern Munich Ravaged by Injuries Ahead of Bochum Game As Musiala, De Ligt Ruled Out of Bundesliga Tie

Bayern Munich Ravaged by Injuries Ahead of Bochum Game As Musiala, De Ligt Ruled Out of Bundesliga Tie

  • Bayern Munich’s teenage sensation, Jamal Musiala will miss the Bavarians third Bundesliga game away to VFL Bochum this weekend due to injury
  • The 19-year-old forward joins summer signing Matthijs de Ligt on the sidelines with Serge Gnabry and Dayot Upamecano also in doubt for the game
  • Bayern Munich are top of the Bundesliga table after amassing 6 points from their opening two games of the season

Bayern Munich’s quest for a third consecutive victory has suffered a major setback after the revelation some of the Bavarians top players are battling with various forms of injuries.

The Bundesliga champions will be playing away to VFL Bochum on matchday 3 of the Bundesliga season but will be without the services of in-form teenage striker, Jamal Musiala.

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Jamal Musiala is Bayern Munich's top scorer this season with 4 goals in his first two games of the campaign. Photo by DeFodi Images
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According to SB Nation, Bayern Munich manager, Julian Nagelsmann confirmed Musiala will miss the game against VfL Bochum on Sunday, August 21 due to a strain in the adductor region.

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The 19-year-old joins Matthijs de Ligt on the doctors’ table as the Dutch defender has also been ruled out of the Bundesliga game with a torn ligament in his hand.

Serge Gnabry and defender, Dayot Upamecano could also not make the matchday squad as both players are struggling with a wrist injury and a knock to the fibula respectively.

Kahn delighted with Jamal Musiala’s start to Bayern Munich’s season

Meanwhile, Jamal Musiala’s 4 goals and 1 assist for Bayern Munich in the club’s first two games of the season has been noticed by the German club’s chiefs.

According to Bavarian Football Works, Bayern Munich’s CEO, Oliver Khan has expressed his delight in the 19-year-old’s explosive start and revealed he is delighted for Musiala.

Musiala has been hailed as the next big star for Bayern Munich following the departure of Robert Lewandowski who dumped the Bavarians for Barcelona this summer.

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Musiala tops list of contenders for 2022 Golden Boy award

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Bayern Munich has three of its youngsters nominated for the 2022 edition of the prestigious Golden Boy award which is given to the best footballer under the age of 21 years.

The list which comprises 60 nominees is selected by journalists from a variety of publications across Europe and was published in the Italian news outlet Tuttosport.

Jamal Musiala, Ryan Gravenberch, and Mathys Tel have all been shortlisted for the award which was last won by Barcelona’s star midfielder, Pedri in 2021.

Source: Sports Brief News