Borussia Dortmund have been hit by the news Thorgan Hazard is set to spend several weeks on the sidelines with a rib injury. The 26-year-old started both of Dortmund’s Bundesliga games so far this season, but picked up the injury in the 3-1 win over FC Koln on Friday night.
Hazard lasted until the 85th minute before being replaced and Dortmund have now confirmed the player is set for a spell on the sidelines with the injury.
They were unable to give a specific date for his return but it will be weeks rather than months and it is hoped he will be back available after the international break.
Hazard will be key to the plans of Lucien Favre this season as they look to topple Bayern Munich in the race for the Bundesliga title, and he will be hoping to have him back as soon as possible.