Boateng Could be ready for the season opener

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng will not miss the start of the new season despite a thigh injury, the German record champions confirmed in a statement on Saturday.

wpid Jerome Boateng
wpid Jerome Boateng

The 27-year-old defender, who limped of the field during Germany’ s 2-0 defeat to UEFA EURO 2016 hosts France in the semi-final, sustained a torn muscle in his right thigh.

Jerome Boateng
Jerome Boateng
However, Boateng’ s appearance for Bundesliga opener against Werder Bremen on August 26 is not at risk, as the defender will recover in time according to the club’ s statement.

The Germany international, who staged a nearly faultless performance at the EURO 2016, joined Bayern Munich in 2011 from Manchester City to become a key player of the defence. He made since his arrival 124 outings and three goals for the German giants. Enditem

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