Vaccinated Bayern boss Nagelsmann tests positive for Covid-19

Bayern Munich's head coach Julian Nagelsmann looks on during a training session in Munich, southern Germany on the eve of the UEFA Champions League Group E football match SL Benfica v FC Bayern Munich to be played in Lisbon on October 19, 2021. PHOTO/ AFP

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  • "He will return to Munich separately from the team by air ambulance and will isolate at home."

Bayern Munich confirmed Thursday that head coach Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for Covid-19 - even though he is fully vaccinated - having already sat out their Champions League win at Benfica with illness.
"Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for the coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated," the German giants said in a statement.

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