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Nagelsmann confirms Mane sustained a shin injury and requires X-ray

Sadio Mane will undergo an X-ray after sustaining a shin injury during Bayern Munich’s 6-1 victory over Werder Bremen, head coach Julian Nagelsmann has confirmed.

Sadio Mane sustained a shin injury against Werder Bremen

The Senegal forward limped off in the 20th minute at the Allianz Arena, where Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as the Bundesliga leaders moved four points clear at the summit.

Mane now faces a race to be fit for his nation’s World Cup opener against the Netherlands on November 21, with Bayern awaiting further tests to determine the severity of the issue.

“He got a blow to the shin,” Nagelsmann told Sky. “Maybe, you have to go under the X-ray machine and see if there is something there.

“This is an unpleasant place. I hope there’s not something, but I don’t know exactly.”

makes football so appealing,” he added. “After 14 matchdays, we have 47 goals in the Bundesliga, that’s extraordinary.

“Today, we could have done a lot more. We have good quality on the field and a good spirit. We are very quiet, stable. We played a nice game for the fans.

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