Munich (AP) – FC Bayern and the German national football team will have to do without Leroy Sané in their next matches.

The newcomer from Munich is therefore not available on Wednesday (8.30 p.m. / ZDF and DAZN) for the football record champions in the Supercup game against Borussia Dortmund due to a capsule injury in his right knee. According to coach Hansi Flick, it will only be decided on the day of the match whether David Alaba can participate in the explosive match against BVB. The Austrian has muscle problems.

Flick hopes to get back to winger Sané in just over two weeks. “We hope he comes back after the international break,” Flick said on Tuesday. Then on October 15 the first round match in the DFB Cup against 1. FC Düren, in which he missed Sané well. The Bundesliga continues on October 17 in Arminia Bielefeld.

The German squad will meet Ukraine in the Nations League on October 10 in Kiev and three days later in Cologne against Switzerland. A test match against Turkey is scheduled there on 7 October.

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