Bayern Munich’s Poland striker Robert Lewandowski has been ruled out for four weeks after struggling a sprained ligament in his proper knee, the German champions mentioned on Tuesday.
Lewandowski sustained the injury in Poland’s World Cup qualifying win over Andorra on Sunday, ruling him out of their match towards England on Wednesday, and had scans on Monday.
His injury is an enormous blow to Bundesliga leaders Bayern who journey to second-positioned RB Leipzig on Saturday.
The injury can even rule him out of the reigning European champions’ two Champions League quarter-remaining legs towards final yr’s runners-up Paris St Germain, scheduled for April 7 and April 13.
Bayern additionally look set to overlook his providers once they play third-positioned VfL Wolfsburg within the league (April 17) and top-four chasing Bayer Leverkusen (April 20).
Lewandowski has been in glowing type this season with 42 objectives in all competitions, which incorporates 35 league objectives.
The 32-yr-previous was on monitor to interrupt Gerd Mueller’s 1971-72 Bundesliga season document of 40 league objectives in a single marketing campaign with eight video games left.
Lewandowski, the 2020 FIFA World Player of the Year, climbed to second place within the Bundesliga all-time scorers checklist earlier this month when he moved as much as 271 objectives, behind solely Mueller and his astonishing 365-aim document.