Coman Supposed to back in January for Bayern Munich despite knee injury

Coman needed to be helped off in Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Tottenham when his left knee buckled whereas he was operating for the ball, prompting fears of one other lengthy spell on the sidelines for the injury-prone star.
Nonetheless, assessments confirmed Coman tore the capsule across the joint — a much less extreme injury than feared — and he ought to be capable of participate in Bayern’s coaching camp in Doha, which begins on January 4.

“Of course, we were all very concerned at first, but Kingsley was very lucky,” Bayern’s doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt told the club’s website.

“Tests have shown that he will only miss the last three games of the year and will be back with the team for the winter camp in Doha.”

The news is a relief for 23-year-old Colman, who missed France’s victorious 2018 World Cup campaign after suffering back-to-back injuries to his left ankle earlier that year.

Bayern, who are currently seventh in the Bundesliga, play Werder Bremen on Saturday, then face Freiburg and Wolfsburg in their remaining matches of 2019. They play Hertha Berlin away when the German league resumes on January 19.

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