Bundesliga news

Ribery set to miss start of season

July 25, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Franck Ribery may miss the start of the new Bundesliga season after suffering an ankle injury.

A second examination of the ankle revealed that the damage was worse than first feared. Ribery, key to Bayern Munich's hopes this season, claimed to have been "fortunate" that his left ankle appeared to just be sprained, but Dr Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt has since revealed that there is ligament damage.

The 28-year-old France international will have to wear a cast for five days before ...

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