Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus will miss around 4 weeks after he limped off the pitch with a muscle injury against Werder Bremen on Tuesday
The injury news comes as a huge blow for Borussia Dortmund, Now he will miss games against Bayer Leverkusen, Eintracht Frankfurt, Werder Bremen & SC Freiburg. He will also miss the first leg of the UEFA Champions League clash with the last-16 tie on February 18 Paris Saint-Germain.
Borussia Dortmund’s captain was enjoying an impressive run of fitness this season, He made a total of 26 appearances for this season with 12 goals and 7 assists.BVB sits 3rd in the Bundesliga and 2 points behind table leaders Bayern Munich at the time of his injury.
Not having the captain on the field means Borussia Dortmund is weaker, as Marco Reus has consistently proved himself as one of the top European football’s most dangerous operators. He’s enjoyed a new lease of life under the new manager, too.
Marco Reus has a rare combination of pace, excellent technique, and a sharp football brain. Whether operating from the left flank or as a split striker, he is a threat who is able to create space and chances for his teammates and score goals himself.
This injury will provide more opportunity and playtime for Thorgan Hazard and Giovanni Reyna which is good news for both players. Giovanni Reyna, in particular, scored a great goal against Werder Bremen on Tuesday, if he can score goals like that consistently.
Borussia Dortmund tweeted on Wednesday to confirm their captain (Marco Reus) would not be fit to return to training until next month.
During yesterday’s match, Marco Reus sustained a muscle injury that looks to keep him sidelined for up to four weeks.
Borussia Dortmund has released an official statement revealing that his captain picked up a muscular injury during the clash against Werder Bremen on Tuesday, and He is expected to be out for four weeks.