Franck Ribery out with a hamstring injury

DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 08: Franck Ribery smiles to the fans during a training session at day four of the Bayern Muenchen training camp at Aspire Academy on January 07, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Bayern Munich have announced that Franck Ribery has sustained a hamstring injury at their winter training camp in Doha, Qatar

The 35-year-old winger, who will be out of contract at the end of this season, suffered the injury in a practice match at Qatar.

Bayern haven’t released any possible timetable for when Ribery may return to action with the club only stating that he’ll be out for the time being.

“Franck Ribery is facing a spell on the sidelines after tearing a hamstring in Wednesday evening’s internal friendly match between members of the Bayern squad,” read a statement on the club website.

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Ribery has managed five goals and one assist in 22 appearances for Bayern across all competitions this season.

Meanwhile, both Arjen Robben (thigh) and Corentin Tolisso (cruciate) remain sidelined from Bayern’s winter preparations.

Niko Kovac’s side will return to action away to Hoffenheim on January 19 in the Bundesliga.


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