Scans today in the Leipzig facility revealed that he had, unfortunately, torn the syndesmosis ligament in his left ankle. Also will therefore be out for the entirety of 2022, said the Bundesliga team.
The 26-year-old German has scored 24 goals in 55 games for Germany at international tournaments.
Timo Werner, a German striker, has been ruled out of the upcoming World Cup in Qatar due to an ankle injury, his club RB Leipzig announced on Thursday.
Werner shouldered aside at the start of the fifty-0 win against Shakhtar Donetsk in Leipzig on Wednesday.
Scans today in Leipzig, Shin has been wounded severely in the left ankle. And will be out for the rest of the season, the German Bundesliga team revealed.
The German international has appeared 55 times for his country and scored 24 times in 55 matches, for a record of five goals scored.
Coach Hansi Flick apologized to Germany’s Timo Rothenberg for this stark news. Also, adding, “I am sorry for Timo personally since he was yearning to participate in the World Cup.”
However, Timo’s loss to our team is a massive loss, especially for the team. We will have a spectacular striker with a strong participation rate in the national league and be without a real team player.
All of us hope that Timo rejoins Leipzig quickly after his stint with Chelsea in the Premier League ends. Werner rejoined Leipzig from Premier League heavyweights Chelsea in the near year and has racked up nine goals.
A total of five matches are being played to win the World Cup’s fifth record after Germany defeated Japan on November 23 in Doha, Qatar. The next two games will take place in Saudi Arabia and Costa Rica.
Bayern Munich midfielder Leroy Sane is also currently sidelined with a knee injury. The two injuries will exacerbate the problem up front for winger Flick.
It’s unclear if Borussia Dortmund youngster Karim Adeyemi. Also, in-form Werder Bremen striker Niclas Fuellkrug will be an option to replace Werner in the squad.
Captain and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has not played for Germany since October 8 due to an injury to his shoulders and is questionable for the World Cup.
The flick will name his 26-man squad for the tournament on November 16.
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