Thomas Muller ruled out of Champions League encounters against Liverpool

Thomas Muller ruled out of Champions League encounters against Liverpool

- Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller has been banned for two Champions League games

- This is because of his bad challenge on Ajax's defender Nicolas Tagliafico

- The 29-year-old will now miss the two round of 16 ties against Liverpool

German club Bayern Munich have been hit with a severe blow by UEFA who has banned their superstar Thomas Muller from playing Champions League next two games for the club.

The latest development will be good news for Premier League giants Liverpool who will face Bayern Munich in the 2018/19 Champions League round of 16 ties.

Thomas Muller suffered the consequence of his horror challenge on Ajax's Nicolas Tagliafico which also made the referee to send him out in the encounter.

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Bayern insisted that the horror clash was accidental with Muller stretching for the ball without knowing Tagliafico was there until it was too late.

But the Champions League governing body rubbished Bayern Munich's claims and gave Thomas Muller two-match ban.

Bayern Munich are now expected to miss the service of Thomas Muller against Liverpool who reached the final of last season's Champions League.

Thomas Muller has scored incredible 12 goals in the Champions League's round of 16 trailing only Lionel Messi (24) and Cristiano Ronaldo (20).

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported German professional League club Bayern Munich confirmed that France international Benjamin Pavard will be joining them from July 1, 2019.

Bayern Munich took to social media on Wednesday, January 9, to announce the latest development after they activated the Stuttgart defender's €35 million release clause.

Benjamin Pavard's performances for France at the 2018 World Cup in Russia were said to have caught the attention of Bayern Munich chiefs.

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