Injury puts Mkhitaryan out of action for up to four weeks

Borussia Dortmund will have to do without midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan in he coming weeks.

The Armenia international faces around four weeks on the sidelines after suffering a partial tear to the ligament in his right ankle.

Mkhitaryan went over on his ankle in Tuesday’s 4-1 friendly win against Swiss outfit FC Luzern and will now miss the Yellow-Blacks’ DFB Supercup clash with FC Bayern Munich on 27 July as well as their first-round German Cup trip to SV Wilhelmshaven six days later,

Club doctor Dr. Markus Braun is hopeful the 24-year-old will be fit in time for Dortmund’s first home game of the season against newcomers Eintracht Braunschweig on 18 August, however.

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