Bayern’s Robben out for six weeks

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Updated: December 5, 2013

Munich, Germany (SportsNetwork.com) – Bayern Munich midfielder Arjen Robben is
expected to miss six weeks with a knee injury, the German club announced
Thursday.

Robben sustained the injury in Bayern’s Pokal Cup defeat of Augsburg on
Wednesday.

“Arjen Robben has a deep cut, down to the knee joint,” said Bayern team doctor
Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt. “A boot forced the right femur to be pushed in
at the knee joint and there was huge bleeding.”

Robben will miss Tuesday’s Champions League tilt with Manchester City as well
as the FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco, to be played from Dec. 11 to 21. With
the Bundesliga’s winter break commencing on Dec. 22, the Dutch international
is not expected to play again until the end of January.