Since the beginning of December, FC Bayern has to do without Midfield Motor Leon Goretzka. A timely comeback of the national player is probably in a long distance.

As the “picture” reports, Goretzka lacks the dealers “probably a few weeks”. A comeback against RB Leipzig on 05 February was excluded.

Currently Goretzka works only individually to his comeback and completes paths at the Säbener Straße. The 26-year-old did not participate in the team training.

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Goretzka has been planning for weeks with persistent patella strand problems in the knee and has not denied a mandatory game for Bayern since the beginning of December.

First, it was still speculated that Goretzka had to undergo surgery to get his injury under control. However, in Munich, in consultation with the Austrian knee specialist Prof. Dr. med. Christian Fink against such a procedure decided, but probably only for the time being. If the complaints continue to persist, the last the “kicker”, surgery would be inevitable.

“We try again with a drug therapy and a construction training that we gradually increase over two weeks,” commented coach Julian Nagelsmann.

Condition for Goretzka “Infringementable”

In the current season, Goretzka belonged to its injury-related failure to the large supports in the midfield of Bayern. Under Nagelsmann, the flexibly usable right foot came to use so far 18 times in four different competitions and met twice for his colors.

Nagelsmann most recently emphasized: “It is important that it does not go on, because the condition is particularly intelligible for him. He is very wavy. Leon is unable to play. We have to go to other ways to make sure he does not another four to five weeks fails. “