Bayern Munich have confirmed that Kingsley Coman faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines through an ankle injury.
France international was handed a place in the starting lineup as Bavarian faced Hoffenheim on Friday evening, but the 22-year-old needed to be substituted at the end of the first half.
now revealed that Coman will be missing for 'a number of weeks', with it being reported that former PSG and Juventus man will undergo surgery on the problem.
The winger was making his first appearance in the Bundesliga since sustaining a similar injury at the start of 2018.
Bayern began the defence of their top-flight crown with a 3-1 victory at the Allianz Arena.