New recruit Serdar Tasci is a doubt to feature against Bayer 04 Leverkusen after clashing heads in his first training session with FC Bayern München. - © gettyimages / Adam Pretty/Bongarts
New recruit Serdar Tasci is a doubt to feature against Bayer 04 Leverkusen after clashing heads in his first training session with FC Bayern München. - © gettyimages / Adam Pretty/Bongarts
Bundesliga

Tasci adds to Guardiola’s injury woes

As if things couldn’t get any worse for FC Bayern München, deadline-day recruit Serdar Tasci has added his name to their lengthy injury list following his first training session with his new team-mates.

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The centre-back, brought in from Spartak Moskva to provide cover with Jerome Boateng, Javi Martinez and Medhi Benatia all out injured, suffered suspected mild concussion after a clash of heads on Wednesday afternoon and was unable to attend his own unveiling as a result.

Sporting director Matthias Sammer still had words of praise for the 28-year-old, describing him as an “experienced player”, who is a “good passer and composed on the ball”. However, it remains to be seen whether Tasci will be able to feature against Bayer 04 Leverkusen this weekend.