Bayern's Gnabry tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Atletico game

The 25-year-old had earlier on Tuesday trained with the team and coach Hansi Flick had told all players were fit for the start of its title defence.

Bayern Munich confirmed in a statement that the 25-year-old winger has tested COVID-19 positive and is quarantined at home ahead of its first Champions League of the season.   -  Getty Images

Bayern Munich will be without winger Serge Gnabry for its Champions League group game against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday after he tested positive for COVID-19, the German champion said on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old had earlier on Tuesday trained with the team and coach Hansi Flick had told a news conference all players were fit for the start of its title defence.

"The attacking player feels good and is quarantined at home," Bayern said in a statement.

The Bavarians, who won five trophies in 2020, including the Champions League, face the Spaniards in the first of its group matches in the competition

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