Injury blow for Badstuber
Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber is facing another
lengthy lay-off after suffering a second rupture of his cruciate
ligaments as he fought his way back from an injury first suffered
The Germany international had returned to training after
initially tearing the cruciate in his right knee against Borussia
Dortmund in December last year.
But while his team-mates were concluding their title-winning
Bundesliga season with a 4-3 away win over Borussia Monchengladbach
on Saturday afternoon, Badstuber was reeling from the news of a
fresh rupture which will require additional surgery.
Bayern director of sport Matthias Sammer told the club’s
website: “Obviously, we’ll give him all the time in the world to
get fit. We’re optimistic. I’m confident he’ll be back, stronger