Injured Neuer out until January

Bundesliga: Manuel Neuer to miss Bayern Munich's game against Schalke

"The fact that Manuel Neuer has once again suffered an injury is so terribly sorry for him".

Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out until January after surgery on his broken left foot.The 31-year-old World Cup victor sustained the same injury to the same foot in April and suffered a repeat in training on Monday. The op, performed by Prof.

The German champion says Neuer was injured in training on Monday but the full extent of it won't be known until after medical scans on Tuesday.

"The operation has gone perfectly and that's the most important thing for now". We and our captain are looking to the future.

'Manuel will be back to his previous best and available to us again in January'.

Neuer will miss the remaining Champions League group games, their league and cup double-header against RB Leipzig at the end of October and an away match at current Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund in early November.

He made his comeback against Werder Bremen last month but the goalkeeper faces another lengthy spell on the sidelines with a recurrence of the injury.

Sven Ulreich, Bayern's back-up goalkeeper, is expected to start in Neuer's place.

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