Germany Midfielder Jamal Musiala to Miss Friendlies Against Japan and France Due to Back Injury

Germany Midfielder Jamal Musiala to Miss Friendlies Due to Back Injury

Germany Midfielder Jamal Musiala to Miss Friendlies Due to Back Injury


Midfielder Jamal Musiala will miss Germany’s friendlies against Japan and France due to a back injury, the German Football Association announced on Thursday.

Back Injury Forces Musiala to Miss Matches

And the statement said that Musiala “will not be able to play for the national team in the following matches in Japan (Saturday in Wolfsburg) and France (Tuesday in Dortmund) due to back pain. He did not go to the team’s hotel as planned today.”

Musiala’s Injury History

Musiala, 20, was part of a 24-player team called up by German coach Hanzi Flick Loditi in September, despite a left hip injury that kept him out of his team’s last two matches, Bayern Munich, the German league champions.

No Replacement for Musiala

And the German national team will not call for a replacement for the talented midfielder.

Volkrug Returns to Borussia Dortmund

Striker Niklas Volkrug left Germany on Wednesday to return to his team, Borussia Dortmund, due to hip pain.

Thomas Müller Called Up as Replacement

Flick called up veteran Thomas Müller in place of Volkrug for the first time since the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Germany’s Preparation for 2024 European Cup Final

Germany is participating in the 2024 European Cup Final as the host nation and is also hosting friendlies in preparation for the continental tournament scheduled for next summer.


Source: AFP

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