Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery out for up to three weeks

Bayern Munich's assistant coach says Franck Ribery "definitely needs 14 days to three weeks before he can play again.''

By: AP | Frankfurt | Published:October 15, 2016 8:43 pm
franck ribery, ribery, bayern, bayern munich, bundesliga, ribery injury, bundesliga news, football news, sports news Franck Ribery will miss Bayern’s Champions League game against PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters)

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has been ruled out of action for up to three weeks with a muscular problem. The club didn’t elaborate.

Bayern assistant coach Hermann Gerland says Ribery broke off training on Friday and “he definitely needs 14 days to three weeks before he can play again.”

The 33-year-old Ribery will miss Bayern’s Champions League game against PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday, and Bundesliga games against Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Moenchengladbach, while the trip to Augsburg on Oct. 29 is doubtful.

Holger Badstuber returned to Bayern’s squad for the first time since Feb. 10 for Saturday’s game in Frankfurt. The injury-prone defender broke a bone in his left foot.

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