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Injury Update: Bayern Munich’s Jamal Musiala likely to miss Greuther Fürth match; Sven Ulreich out 6-8 weeks; Serge Gnabry was rested; Corentin Tolisso and Kingsley Coman absent; Thomas Müller picks up knock

Serge Gnabry missing a training session came as a surprise — but three players going down during the session was more concerning.

FC Bayern Muenchen v VfL Bochum - Bundesliga Photo by Roland Krivec/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Update 10:35AM EST

The outlook for Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich is not great. The veteran will miss six-to-eight weeks per Sky’s Torben Hoffmann:

Sven Ulreich suffered a torn inner ligament in his knee! Downtime about 6-8 weeks! Musiala with a slight injury to the capsule, about a 2-3 day break @SkySportDE @SkySportNewsHD


Update 9:40AM EST

Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry was simply rested today:

Sport Bild’s Christian Falk also confirmed the news about Jamal Musiala:


Update 9:25AM EST

The good news: Bayern Munich’s Jamal Musiala underwent an MRI, which only revealed a strain:

All-clear for Jamal #Musiala! The MRI examination showed: no torn ligament! Of the #FCBayern -Youngster bent over and overstretched the ligaments. @kessler_philipp

The bad news: SPOX’s Kerry Hau reported that Musiala’s status for this weekend is in doubt:

Luck in unhappiness for those in training #FCBayern injured Jamal #Musiala: The first MRI scan this afternoon showed that there was no torn ligament in the ankle. Use against Fürth still questionable. Musiala won’t be able to train for a few days.


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Do you want the bad news or the worse news, first?

Let’s just go with the bad.

Bayern Munich only had three players absent from today’s training: Kingsley Coman, Corentin Tolisso, and Serge Gnabry per Sky journalist Torben Hoffmann.

Coman, of course, was no surprise as he underwent a procedure to correct an issue with his heart. Despite the drastic implications of that news, Coman should not be out that much longer (as we reported last week):

Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann just announced in his pregame presser that Kingsley Coman will be sidelined for the time being due to heart issues. The Frenchman apparently underwent an operation to correct the problem, and is set to start cardio training on Monday. The coach reckons that he won’t be out for longer than a week-and-a-half.

Coman previously had a calf issue and the ever-dreaded flu-like symptoms, which kept him out of action prior to the heart procedure.

Tolisso’s season has also been a bit snake-bitten as well, as he suffered through a bout with COVID-19 and is now nursing a calf ailment.

As for Gnabry, it is unclear why the winger was not in attendance:

We will monitor the news on Gnabry closely, though it would not be shocking if he was just receiving treatment for a minor knock or held out as a precautionary measure by Julian Nagelsmann given his previous injury history.

The worse news? While Bayern Munich only had three players miss training, they had three more go down during the session. Sven Ulreich, of course, was carted off the pitch after a collision with Michael Cuisance, but Thomas Müller and Jamal Musiala also picked up bad knocks.

Musiala had to leave training because of the injury after a challenge from Marc Roca (you’ll all remember his name now!):

Müller, meanwhile, suffered some sort of ankle discomfort, but thankfully did not have to exit the session: