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Bayern defender Stanisic tests positive for COVID-19

Bayern Munich defender Josip Stanisic has tested positive for COVID-19, the German champion said on Wednesday, only days after team mate Niklas Sule had been sidelined by the virus.

Croatia defender Stanisic had been on international duty in the past week and came on as a substitute in Sunday’s 1-0 win over Russia in its World Cup qualifier.

“Josip Stanisic has tested positive for the coronavirus,” Bayern said in a statement.

“The Bayern Munich defender has been fully vaccinated and has gone into isolation at home. He feels good.”

Defender Suele is still in quarantine after testing positive 10 days ago.

Bayern team mates Joshua Kimmich, Jamal Musiala, Serge Gnabry and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting who had been isolated following Suele’s infection, have returned to training.

Bayern, top of the Bundesliga, visits Augsburg on Friday and faces Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League next week.

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