Bayern Munich Skipper Philipp Lahm Out for Three Months

Philipp Lahm broke his right ankle in training on Tuesday.

Updated: November 19, 2014 14:08 IST
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File photo of Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm in action.

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Bayern Munich says captain Philipp Lahm will be sidelined for up to three months with a broken right ankle.

The Bundesliga leader says Lahm was injured in training on Tuesday. He will have an operation.

Lahm, who has switched from fullback to midfielder, joins a long list of injured players at Bayern: Javi Martinez, David Alaba, Thiago Alcantara, Holger Badstuber, Claudio Pizarro and the two backup goalkeepers, Tom Starke and Pepe Reina.

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