Borussia Dortmund star now major injury doubt for Champions League quarter-final clash with Man City

Borussia Dortmund have been hit with a significant injury concern ahead of the international break this weekend, as there is now a feeling that the injury to star winger Jadon Sancho could keep him out for 'an even longer period of time', according to the latest reports from Germany.
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Borussia Dortmund have been hit with a significant injury concern ahead of the international break, as there is now a feeling that the injury to star winger Jadon Sancho could keep him out for 'an even longer period of time', according to the latest reports from Germany.

The England international has been instrumental to the attacking success witnessed by BVB since his arrival from Manchester City in the summer of 2017.

His experience in the Bundesliga has seen the 20 year-old rise from a relatively unknown academy product in Manchester, to one of the most in-demand and talented wingers among Europe's elite at present.

However, despite an emotional return to Manchester being lined up in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, there is now a concern at Borussia Dortmund that the youngster's injury could keep him out of the first-leg against Pep Guardiola's side.

According to Ruhr Nachrichten, as translated by BVB Buzz, Jadon Sancho's injury could keep him out for 'an even longer period of time' than first feared. The severity of his injury now means that it 'remains to be seen' if he will be fit for the game against Manchester City on April 6th.

The tie against the current runaway Premier League leaders is scheduled to be played at the Etihad Stadium at the moment, however it has been pointed out that should current travel restrictions remain in place in Germany, then a neutral venue will have to be allocated for the clash.

Borussia Dortmund are currently enduring a very difficult domestic campaign in the Bundesliga, and there is now significant concern that they could miss out on the Champions League for next season.

This would provide fans of the Black and Yellows with major concern over the club's ability to retain some of their key names this summer - most notably Erling Haaland, who has been heavily linked with big money moves to the likes of Real Madrid, Chelsea, and Manchester City.


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