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Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara out for 3 to 4 weeks after knee injury


MUNICH — Bayern Munich says midfielder Alcantara will be out of action for three to four weeks because of a knee injury.

injured his right knee in Spain's 2-0 win in a friendly against England last week.

Bayern says the latest injury had nothing to do with 's previous right-knee problems that forced the midfielder to sit out more than a year before coming back in April.

is likely to miss the rest of the Bundesliga season before the winter break.

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