BUNDES - Hip flexor injury to sideline Haaland for "several weeks"

22.10.2021 23:50 of D.B. TransferMarketWeb   see readings
BUNDES - Hip flexor injury to sideline Haaland for "several weeks"
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Erling Haaland, the standout striker for Borussia Dortmund, will be out for "many weeks" due to a hip flexor injury, according to coach Marco Rose.

Dortmund were defeated 4-0 by Ajax in the Champions League on Wednesday, and the 21-year-old Norwegian played the full encounter.

"Time to focus on my injury. I will be back stronger," tweeted Haaland alongside a photo of himself clapping the public.

The loss of Haaland is a setback for Dortmund, who are presently second in the Bundesliga, one point behind Bayern Munich.

The Norwegian has already scored nine goals this season, putting him in a tie for first place in the league with Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski.