FIFA World Cup hopes for Sadio Mane and Senegal hang in balance after injury



Senegal ahead Sadio Mane is in doubt for the World Cup after Bayern Munich stated Wednesday he would miss the final league sport earlier than the match with a leg injury.

Bayern stated the two-time African participant of the yr had an injury to the top of the fibula bone in his decrease proper leg. Bayern did not specify how critical the injury may be, saying solely that Mane wouldn’t be obtainable to play Schalke on Saturday.

“Further examinations will observe in the approaching days. FC Bayern can be in contact with the medical workers of the Senegalese Football Association,” Bayern stated in an announcement.

Mane was in clear discomfort after a blow to the precise leg early in Bayern’s 6-1 win over Werder Bremen on Tuesday and was substituted in the twentieth minute.

Mane scored the profitable penalty to beat Egypt in a shootout in the ultimate of the African Cup of Nations in February. He joined Bayern from Liverpool in June in a deal which might find yourself being price 41 million euros ($41.3 million), relying on performance-related bonuses.

Senegal performs its opening match the World Cup on Nov. 21 in opposition to the Netherlands in Group A. Host nation Qatar and Ecuador are additionally in the group.


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