Germany winger Sane out of Confederations Cup

Leroy Sane will have undergo a nose surgery that will keep him out of Germany's Confederations Cup plans.

Leroy Sane will miss the Confederations Cup   -  Bongarts

Manchester City winger Leroy Sane has withdrawn from Germany's squad for the Confederations Cup. The 21-year-old is to undergo surgery on his nose and will therefore sit out the tournament in Russia, which begins on June 17.

"I would have liked to have been in Russia," said Sane via a statement on the German Football Federation's website. "I decided, in consultation with the doctors, to use the summer break for this procedure so I can start the new season with a clean bill of health."

Sane registered nine goals and eight assists in all competitions in his first season with City.

Germany have not yet named a replacement for Sane but do not have to submit their final squad for the tournament until June 7. The world champions face Cameroon, Chile and Australia in their group.

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