Bayern defender Pavard sidelined with COVID-19 infection
Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard has been quarantined in the wake of testing positive for COVID-19, the German champions said on Thursday.
Bayern said he was disengaging at home and was feeling good.
The French World Cup champ is the most recent Bayern player to be sidelined by the disease. Serge Gnabry, Leon Goretzka and Javi Martinez had likewise been quarantined before, with the last two getting back to preparing this week.
Midfielder Thomas Mueller passed up the Club World Cup last a week ago in the wake of testing positive while in Qatar.
Bayern are top of the Bundesliga, five focuses clear of second-set RB Leipzig. They face Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday and afterward play Lazio in the last 16 of the Champions League one week from now.