Arjen Robben should also be the last games of Bayern Munich in this calendar year to pass by. The 34-year-old attacker is struggling for some time with a muscle injury.
Robben missed all the matches played by Werder Bremen and 1. FC Nürnberg and the Champions League encounter with Ajax. He comes out later this month also not in action against Hannover 96, RB Leipzig and Eintracht Frankfurt.
“He plays more this year. He still has a muscle injury. We build it now so that he on January 4, again can connect,” said Bayern coach Niko Kovac Friday at his press conference.
Robben has an injury to his thigh and ran that injury at the end of last month in the away game against Benfica in the Champions League.
Summary Ajax-Bayern Munich (3-3)
Robben after this season, away at Bayern
At the beginning of this month made Robben announced that he after ten years of starts at Bayern. The 96-fold international of Orange let it know that he has all options open for next season.
PSV’s hopes of a return to the attacker that from 2002 to 2004 in Eindhoven played. “There has been contact. Through Mark van Bommel, who, with Arjen has played football, he sent a message”, said PSV director Toon Gerbrands Thursday at Omroep Brabant.
Without Robben played in Bayern Wednesday in a spectacular duel with 3-3 flush against Ajax, which means that the ‘Rekordmeister’ as group winners in the tube goes in the draw for the eighth finals of the Champions League.
In the competition is a bit less with the team of coach Kovac. Bayern picked up 27 points in fourteen rounds and is the number three of the Bundesliga. The gap to leader Borussia Dortmund has nine points.
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