Dortmund’s Reus Out Until 2015 With Injury

Borussia Dortmund midfielder, Marco Reus is set for the sidelines until January after tearing ligaments in his right ankle.

The 25-year-old sustained the injury in the 66th minute of Dortmund’s 2-2 draw away to Paderborn on Sunday and will now miss Wednesday’s Uefa Champions League clash with Arsenal.

Reus missed Germany’s World Cup triumph with a torn ligament in his left ankle and then, missed seven games with an injury to the same ankle during a Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland in September.

Marco Reus Has Now Suffered Six Ankle Injuries in a Year. Image: Getty.
Marco Reus Has Now Suffered Six Ankle Injuries in a Year. Image: Getty.

Dotmund chairman Hans-Joachim Watzke said: “We wish Marco a speedy recovery, no one can have such a bad luck.

Reus tweeted: “I’ll be back again! Thanks for all your lovely messages wishing me to get better soon.”

Dortmund are 15th in the Bundesliga with three wins from 12 league games. They have already sealed their passage to the round of 16 of the Champions League.