Fear for Boateng



Fear for Boateng

The Abwehrchef of Bavaria is injured when the season restarts and heavy, and is long likely to be. At the European championship in France should Jerome Boateng but again can play a role.

Casual rejects Joachim Löw in the garage of the specic team hotels, in a black leather jacket on the bonnet of a luxury sports car. Focus is looking to the Coach by his sunglasses in the cameras. Are the pictures shot. In the final promos for the European football Championships must be the national Coach as his national team again and again as a Model posing. In thought Löw on Monday but also during one of his world champion, when Marketingtag in Munich is missing: Jerome Boateng, since the weekend is the current greatest concern of the FC Bayern Munich and the German national team.

Löw promised, the champion of the world “the door for as long as possible hold open”. In a personal conversation, he had told him, “that I may believe in him and he can create on the EM bandwagon”. As with Sami Khedira before the world Cup in Brazil wants to Löw until the end of the Nominierungsfrist wait to see if Boateng is fit. The head Coach must make his 23-man squad for the EUROS in France to 31. May at the European football Union.

That Boateng it in time, it creates doubt Löw is not. “Jerome is a natural fighter and works a top professional, he has the will and the attitude to do everything. He needs patience and should not feel under pressure. We will support him,” he said.

Probably not a new arrival for the Bavarians

Unlucky Boateng gaze inevitably to the front. Until the European championship and it should be enough. “I have to, but also first back to my usual Level,” said the 57-time German international the “Kicker”. 23. May begins the EM-training camp. Possibly can Boateng, previously with FC Bayern in the Saisonendspurt a Comeback to celebrate.

The problems are big, not only for Bayern, their Triple Mission may be complete without its best defender will have to pay. “It is bitter, that Jerome fails. He is a key player for us. Do us, of course, very hurt,” commented captain Philipp Lahm. A Blitztransfer in the last weeks of the Winter transfer period appears to be questionable. The market gives a place in the Champions League play-entitled defender at the top level probably not her.

Also in the national team, Boateng (r.) one of the service providers, such as here in the game against Ireland

Coach Pep Guardiola will therefore probably on Holger Badstuber, Javi Martinez, David Alaba and the often injured Medhi Benatia need to build. Also, Löw must Stand today – to the best EM Fitness of his best Innenverteidigers trepidation. Boateng should be with the Hamburg suffered a muscle injury for at least three months to fail. Just how serious the situation is assessed, confirmed team Manager Oliver Bierhoff on arrival at the Hotel: “I hope that he will make it towards the end of the season and EM still grabs.” At the weekend, had Bierhoff via SMS “words of encouragement” to Boateng sent.

Accurate diagnosis is still pending

The 27-Year-old could be on the last EM-advertising productions for the DFB-sponsors do not participate. Three days after the game in Hamburg were further medical examinations. How hard are the adductor in the left thigh actually damaged? A Muskelbündelriss it should be at least. Perhaps it is also a tendon affected, what the downtime would extend. Even threatening is an Out for the entire rest of the season? Also Löw waited on Monday on the latest news, only then he wanted to make the situation public to assess.

to/asz (dpa)