James Rodriguez faces several weeks on the sidelines after Bayern Munich announced the midfielder has a serious knee injury.
James Rodriguez has been in good form for Bayern Munich this season; scoring 3 goals in 8 appearances in the Bundesliga, as well as a further 2 goals in the Champions League.
Bayern have been struggling as of late; in the wake of the ‘Der Klassiker’ defeat to rivals Borussia Dortmund, Bayern now sit seven points adrift of the Westfalenstadion side at the top of the table.
German giants Bayern have been shipping too manygoals recently; they have the worse defensive record in Europe, and therefore loss of one of their most prominent midfielders will only increase the
Bayern confirmed on Wednesday that James has sustained a partial lateral collateral ligament tear in his left knee in training on Tuesday, an injury that will keep him out for several weeks.
“James’ knee will initially be rested for 10 days before he begins treatment and rehabilitation,” a club statement read.