Thiago Alcantara ruled out for ‘several weeks’ by Bayern Munich

Thiago Alcantara ruled out for ‘several weeks’ and is set to miss Bayern Munich’s pivotal top of the table clash with Borussia Dortmund

  • Thiago Alcantara picked up injury in German Cup win over SV Roedinghausen
  • Playmaker joins Corentin Tolisso and Kingsley Coman on the sidelines
  • Thiago set to miss Champions League clash with AEK Athens
  • Munich are also set to be without Spain international against Borussia Dortmund 

Bayern Munich’s Thiago Alcantara will be out for several weeks after suffering an ankle injury.

The playmaker picked up the injury in Bayern’s 2-1 German Cup second round victory over amateurs SV Roedinghausen on Tuesday.

The Spain international, who had played in all but one of their 15 matches in all competitions this season, had to go off in the 75th minute after tearing a ligament and suffering further damage in his right ankle following a foul.

Thiago Alcantara was taken off in the 75th minute in Bayern Munich's win over Roedinghausen

Thiago Alcantara was taken off in the 75th minute in Bayern Munich’s win over Roedinghausen

‘Bayern will be without Thiago for several weeks,’ the club said in a statement after the player’s medical examination.

Thiago joins Corentin Tolisso and Kingsley Coman on the sidelines, with the German champions having a busy schedule in the coming weeks.

Bayern, second in the Bundesliga, take on AEK Athens in the Champions League next week before facing current German league leaders Borussia Dortmund a few days later.

The German champions just edged out the amateurs 2-1 in the German Cup encounter 

The German champions just edged out the amateurs 2-1 in the German Cup encounter 

 

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