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Alphonso Davies to miss Gold Cup due to injury

Sat 10 July 2021 | 1:08

The Canadian star will return to Munich to begin his recovery ahead of the new Bundesliga season.

Alphonso Davies

has been a key player for

Canada

in their World Cup qualifying campaign. The Bayern Munich star has scored four goals and provided five assists in six matches for the national team this year, while they have reached the final round of World Cup qualifiers in the North and Central America region. However, Canada’s preparation for their upcoming Gold Cup campaign was rocked by the news of Davies’ injury on Friday.

Davies picked up a knock in Canada’s training session on Wednesday and won’t be available for the Gold Cup. The extent of the injury is yet to be clarified, but Davies has left Canada’s training camp to begin his recovery process in Munich.

“Alphonso Davies will miss the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup through injury after he hurt his ankle in training earlier this week.”

the Canadian FA confirmed on their official

website

.

“Davies has returned to his club FC Bayern München to begin his recovery ahead of the 2021-22 season.”

Davies is expected to miss part of Bayern Munich’s pre-season campaign ahead of the next season. Bayern’s newly appointed coach Julian Nagelsmann will have to choose between

Lucas Hernandez

and

Omar Richards

to fill in for the injured left-back.

Canada will play against Martinique in their opening match of the Gold Cup on July 12.


source: SportMob