Berlin - Germany midfielder Marco Reus has been ruled out for at least four
weeks after re-injuring his left ankle during Sunday's 2-1 Euro 2016
qualifier win over Scotland, his club Borussia Dortmund have confirmed on
"Team doctor Markus Braun on Monday diagnosed a partial
tear and stretching of ligaments. The club expects the player to undergo
a rehabilitation programme of four weeks," Dortmund said in a
The 25-year-old also missed the World Cup which Germany
won after injuring the same left ankle in their final warm-up game
against Armenia and had only returned to action recently.
miss Dortmund's first two Champions League matches -- at home against
Arsenal on September 16 and at Anderlecht on October 1.
latest injury blow resulted from a tackle with Scotland's Charlie
Mulgrew in extra time of Sunday's qualifier in Dortmund.
midfielder had only returned to action in a German Cup tie in
mid-August, much faster than the three months which doctors had
The Scotland game was his second appearance for Germany four days after a 4-2 friendly defeat by Argentina.