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Dortmund's Raphael Guerreiro has operation on foot injury



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DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund midfielder Raphael Guerreiro has been ruled out for three to four months after having surgery on a foot injury on Monday.

Dortmund says that Guerreiro's injury, initially said to be bruising that he sustained playing for Portugal in the Confederations Cup, was found to be a fracture following examinations back in Germany.

The club says the 23-year-old Guerreiro, who played in 35 competitive games for Dortmund last season, suffered "a clear break" and "will be out until October/November following the surgery.

Dortmund forward Marco Reus, and midfielders Julian Weigl and Shinji Kagawa are also out with injuries.

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