German Bundesliga

Schweinsteiger out for several weeks

February 9, 2012
Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has been ruled out for several weeks after tearing ankle ligaments in Wednesday night's 2-0 win over Stuttgart in the DFB-Pokal.

Club vice-captain Schweinsteiger lasted just 17 minutes of the game before he was forced to limp off.

Tests carried out in Munich on Thursday have confirmed that part of the ligaments in his right ankle have been torn and his foot has been placed in a plaster cast.

He will have to wear ...

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