Boateng good for Dortmund clash

Date:

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has received some encouraging news from the treatment table ahead of this weekend’s Bundesliga game against Borussia Dortmund as Jerome Boateng has been declared himself fit to play.

Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!

The centre-back picked up a heel injury in Germany’s 1-0 international friendly win over England on Monday and Bayern initially feared that Boateng would be forced to miss Saturday’s encounter.

However, the 25-year-old has now made it clear that he will be able to feature at Signal Iduna Park.

“I’m in good shape and I can play,” Boateng, who has made 16 appearances for Bayern this season, confirmed to the official club website.

The news represents something of a blow for Dortmund, who are themselves facing an injury crisis ahead of the clash with the European champions, with Marcel Schmelzer, Neven Subotic and Mats Hummels all ruled out, while Lukasz Piszczek played for the first time since the Champions League final in Tuesday’s friendly with Paderborn.

Bayern defend a four-point lead in the Bundesliga over Dortmund in Saturday’s encounter.

 

Source:Goal.com

Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsolahttps://naija247news.com
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

Share post:

Subscribe

Popular

More like this
Related

Nigeria Earns $1.2 Billion Annually from Livestock Exports, MACBAN Reports

Nigeria earns approximately $1.2 billion each year from the...

Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority Awards $220,000 to Top Startups at NSIA Prize for Innovation

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has awarded a...

Nigeria Says Foreign Exchange Inflows from IMTOs Surge by 38.86% to $1.07bn in Q1 2024

Foreign exchange inflows from International Money Transfer Operators (IMTOs)...

Mercury to Terminate Accounts of Nigerian Businesses and Others by August 2024

American financial technology company Mercury has announced plans to...
× How can I help you?