Vienna (AP) – David Alaba of three-time winner FC Bayern Munich will not participate in the Austrian national football team’s two upcoming Nations League matches.

The 28-year-old is sitting still due to adductor problems, the association announced. Florian Kainz of 1. FC Köln is absent from Oslo on September 4 against Norway and on September 7 in Klagenfurt against Romania due to knee pain.

“After lengthy talks with Hansi Flick and David personally, I came to the conclusion that I should do without him. After the intense Champions League final tournament, he has problems with his adductors, so he now needs to regenerate in terms of tasks in Autumn The long term The health of the player is a priority, ”said national coach Franco Foda.

National coach Joachim Löw gives Munich player Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka and Serge Gnabry a break in the Nations League games of the DFB team on September 3 in Stuttgart against Spain and three days later in Basel against Switzerland. Leroy Sané and Niklas Süle, on the other hand, are part of the squad after their cruciate ligament tears last year.

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