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By Agencies

Senegal star, Sadio Mane has been ruled out of the Qatar 2022 Word cup after picking up an injury to his tendon, according to reports.

The former Liverpool attacker was withdrawn after just 20 minutes of Tuesday night’s 6-1 victory over Werder Bremen, though Bayern initially played down the severity of the problem.

On Wednesday Mane underwent a scan and French newspaper L’Equipe claim the injury to his tendon means he will be unable to play for several weeks, ruling him out of the World Cup.

The 30-year-old striker suffered the injury in a duel. Mané pointed to his leg when he was substituted and spoke briefly to the team doctor of the German record champions.

National coach Aliou Cissé wants to announce his 26-strong squad this Friday. Senegal will play in a group with the hosts, Ecuador and the Netherlands at the World Cup in Qatar, which begins on November 20th. The Dutch are the first opponent for the Senegal national team on November 21st.


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