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Haaland out for 'several weeks' with hip injury, Dortmund confirm

The 21-year-old Norwegian played the entire match as Dortmund went down 4-0 to Ajax in the Champions league on Wednesday.

Dortmund's Erling Haaland.
Dortmund's Erling Haaland.
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BORUSSIA DORTMUND’S STAR striker Erling Haaland will be sidelined for “several weeks” with a hip flexor injury, coach Marco Rose said Friday.

The 21-year-old Norwegian played the entire match as Dortmund went down 4-0 to Ajax in the Champions league on Wednesday.

“Time to focus on my injury. I will be back stronger,” tweeted Haaland alongside a photo of himself clapping the public.

Haaland’s absence is a blow for Dortmund, currently second in the Bundesliga, one point off leaders Bayern Munich.

The Norwegian has already scored nine goals this season, sitting atop the league’s goal-scoring charts alongside Bayern rival Robert Lewandowski.

© – AFP, 2021

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