Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber faces a ten month spell on the sidelines following an operation to remove the cruciate ligament in his right knee, his club have confirmed.
German internationals Holger Badstuber and Mats Hummels both have injury concerns to address, with Badstuber facing another long-term spell on the sidelines and Hummels in doubt for Borussia Dortmund's UEFA Champions League final on Wednesday.
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Bayern Munich managed to maintain their 11 point lead over Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund after the pair drew 1-1 at the Allianz Arena, with Toni Kroos and Mario Goetze striking for either side.
Bayern Munich need to regain their team spirit and togetherness if they are to improve on their recent disappointing run of form, according to coach Jupp Heynckes.
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