Bayern's Franck Ribery out 2-3 weeks with muscular problem

ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 15, 2016 09:54 PM
Bayern's Franck Ribery out 2-3 weeks with muscular problem
Bayern's Franck Ribery reacts next to Arturo Vidal during the Champions League group D soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — 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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