New Normal: Football Star Alphonso Davies Develops Myocarditis – Will Be Out for Weeks

New Normal: Football Star Alphonso Davies Develops Myocarditis – Will Be Out for Weeks


Bayern Munich defender Alphonso Davies won’t be able to play in Canada’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers after he was diagnosed with mild myocarditis.

Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann revealed that Alphonso Davies developed a mild sign of myocarditis after he returned from training following a period of isolation. Davies’ contracted COVID-19 and has not played since December.

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“Yesterday, during our follow-up examination that we do with every player that has had Covid-19, we detected signs of mild myocarditis, i.e. an inflammation of the heart muscle,” says Nagelsmann in a news conference. “He has stopped training for now, so he won’t be available

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