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Bayern Munich starlet Kinglsey Coman set to miss Champions League second leg clash with Liverpool

Bayern Munich starlet Kinglsey Coman set to miss Champions League second leg clash with Liverpool after picking up muscle tear against Hertha Berlin

  • Kingsley Coman will miss the Champions League second leg tie with Liverpool 
  • The winger was forced off injured after picking up a muscle tear in Berlin 
  • Bayern Munich held on for victory in Berlin to keep the Bundesliga title race alive 
  • Coman has a long history of troublesome injuries, despite being just 22 

Bayern Munich will be without skillful winger Kingsley Coman for their crunch Champions League second leg clash with Liverpool in March.

The France international picked up a muscle tear in Bayern’s recent victory over Hertha Berlin, and had to be helped from the field.

Following the match the German giants confirmed the player would be spending some time on the sidelines, following a tear to the hamstring area of his left leg.

Bayern Munich will be without Kingsley Coman for their Champions League tie with Liverpool

Further medical tests are to be conducted to determine both the severity of the injury and the timescale needed for recovery.

Bayern hinted that the diagnosis does not look good, however, be taking to social media to share photo’s of Coman and wish him the best for his recovery period.

Despite being just 22-years-old, Coman has a history of continuous injury and time spent on the sidelines.

The winger suffer a tear to the hamstring in Bayern's recent 1-0 victory over Hertha Berlin

The winger suffer a tear to the hamstring in Bayern’s recent 1-0 victory over Hertha Berlin

As recently as December, Coman came out with the startling confession that he could consider premature retirement from football, should he need to keep having operations.

Bayern held on for a slender 1-0 victory against Hertha, keeping alive the Bundesliga title race and closing the gap on rivals Dortmund.

The two sides are currently level on points in the division, though Dortmund have played one game fewer and return to action on Sunday against Bayer Leverkusen.

Coman’s absence will come as a boost to Liverpool, who travel to Munich next month with a 0-0 aggregate scoreline.

Bayern remained watertight at Anfield, though were unable to score a valuable away goal.

Should Jurgen Klopp’s side go ahead in Bavarian, Bayern will have to score twice in order to prevail – with extra time now only an option should a goalless stalemate be repeated.

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