The upcoming World Cup is around the corner, with casualties already being recorded. Several players will miss the World Cup, and as the various leagues continue, more players may fall to injuries.
There have been arguments against the hosting rights awarded to Qatar. It falls smack in the middle of the European leagues and has disrupted the schedule causing fixture congestion. Players will play more matches during this period than before. The workload and over-exertion are leading to injuries among the players.
Bayern Munich is sweating on the fitness state of former Liverpool striker Sadio Mane. The Senegalese striker is now doubtful for the World Cup after he limped off in the tie against Werder Bremen. Senegal is counting on their captain to be available for the Mundial, and the whole nation would be on their knees to see him fit.
Sadio Mane is a doubt for the World Cup.
Bayern Munich was in rampant form against Werder Bremen on Tuesday night. The captain of the Teranga Lions did not finish the game, as he limped off early. The rumour mill is agog over the chances of the former Southampton player being available for the World Cup. Mane is now a massive doubt for the Mundial.
The World Cup is just 13 days away, with Senegal, one of Africa’s representatives to the Mundial, in confusion. It could miss the services of their captain, who limped off the pitch after 20 minutes of the clash between Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen. The big question now is whether the Senegalese star would be available for the tournament.
Sadio Mane, who joined Bayern Munich this summer, came up short and sat on the turf with an apparent problem. The problem with the Senegalese striker is still unknown, raising doubts about his chances of making it to the World Cup.
Senegal is worried about Mane
Mane has proved to be a vital component of the Teranga Lions, and his absence at the World Cup will be a massive blow for Senegal. The West African nation is worried and praying their star man recovers quickly for the Mundial.
Mane scored the decisive penalty against Egypt in their World Cup play-offs. He helped the team book a place at the Qatar World Cup.
2022 has been marvellous for Sadio Mane, who helped Senegal win their first Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. He also helped Liverpool win the FA and Carabao Cup. The 30-year-old also finished second in the 2022 Ballon d’Or rankings finishing behind Real Madrid and France striker Karim Benzema.
Senegal will kick off their World Cup campaign with a tie against the Netherlands on November 21 before taking on Ecuador and the host nation Qatar in Group A.