Bayern Munich will have to do without Lucas Hernandez in the coming weeks. Hit in the left knee during the Euro, the left side has just been operated, announces the club.
“Lucas Hernandez has successfully undergone surgery on his left knee. The French international suffered a tear in the medial meniscus during the Euro. Hernandez immediately begins his rehabilitation program, ”said the German champion in a statement published on his site this Sunday, July 4.
“Available in a few weeks”
“We wish Lucas a speedy and full recovery. Our doctors are very satisfied with the course of the operation. He will be available again in a few weeks, ”continues Hasan Salihamidžić, sports director of the Bundesliga club since 2017.
The timeframe for the French international’s absence is not specified, but Hernandez should miss the first friendlies scheduled for this July by Bayern, first against FC Cologne on July 17, then against the Ajax Amsterdam on July 24 or July 28 against Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Holder against Germany and the origin of the goal scored against his camp by defender Mats Hummels, who allowed the Blues to win (1-0), the left side could not continue the competition as hoped .
Preserved during the second group meeting against Hungary (1-1), then forced to give up his place in the second half against Portugal (2-2), the defender trained at Atlético de Madrid had finally able to take part in the round of 16 lost against Switzerland (3-3, 5-4 in tabs).