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.

MUNICH, GERMANY - MARCH 17: Alphonso Davies (r) of Bayern Munich celebrates scoring his teams sixth goal with teammates during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Allianz Arena on March 17, 2019 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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The Bavarians trashed Mainz 6-0 and recovered the first place of the German Bundesliga table with eight games to go.

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.