Neuer injures his left foot again

Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out of action until January after sustaining a foot injury for the second time in six months, the Bavarian club said yesterday.

Bayern said in a statement that the 31-year-old had suffered a "repeat hairline fracture of the metatarsal in his left foot" during a training session on Monday.

Early yesterday, he underwent surgery which involved setting the fracture with a plate, the club added.

Neuer suffered a similar injury to the same foot in April. - REUTERS

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