Star Bayern Munich midfielder Philippe Coutinho will probably be sidelined for not less than two weeks after present process a minor surgical procedure to take away free fragments from his proper ankle.
“On Friday, Philippe Coutinho underwent an operation on his proper ankle, throughout which free joint fragments have been eliminated,” the membership mentioned in a press release.
“The operation was a hit. The Brazilian will start his restoration programme in round 14 days,” it added.
Coutinho is on a season-long mortgage at Bayern from Barcelona and has contributed 9 objectives and eight assists in 32 appearances.
The 27-year-old could not miss any matches as it’s nonetheless unclear when the Bundesliga will resume following the coronavirus outbreak that has halted most soccer throughout Europe.
German Soccer League (DFL) Chief Government Christian Seifert mentioned that it’s hoping to restart league soccer within the nation on Might 9 offered they get the inexperienced mild from the nation’s authorities. The German soccer season was halted on March 13 as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
After a gathering with the highest golf equipment of Germany that comprise the highest flight Bundesliga, Seifert instructed reporters in a video convention on Friday that whereas the league is able to return subsequent month, the ultimate resolution rests on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s authorities.