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Neuer out for two games with foot injury

Neuer out for two games with foot injury Photo credit to maria via Flickr


Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer out for two games with foot injury

Munich, Germany – Bayern Munich’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer out for two games with foot injury. The German international injured his foot during practice at Bayern’s facility on Wednesday. Team doctors immediately decided to have the player undergo a small operation on his left foot.

Bundesliga leaders Bayern confirmed the news on Thursday morning, with Neuer to miss Saturday’s Bavarian derby against Augsburg and Tuesday’s trip to fourth-placed Hoffenheim. Neuer also had to sit out Germany’s internationals against England and Azerbaijan last week with a calf injury.

The Bayern goalkeeper took to Twitter after the operation, writing: “Everything went well. Working hard now to quickly return to the side.”

Also, The Bavarians, who are chasing a treble of titles this season, are 13 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with nine games left and are close to a record-extending fifth consecutive league crown.

Furthermore, Bayern host Borussia Dortmund the following Saturday before Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals on April 12.

Neuer’s injury set the alarms bells ringing once again just 14 days before the clash against the current Champions League champions. Bayern have now downplayed the fears of Carlo Ancelotti after revealing he will only miss two games.