Summary

  • Sanches feeling the effects of a thigh injury sustained in EURO 2016 final.
  • The 18-year-old joined Bayern from SL Benfica earlier this summer.
  • Midfielder will miss the start of the Bundesliga season.

New FC Bayern München signing Renato Sanches is expected to be sidelined for up to four weeks with a thigh injury.

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The midfielder, who was named UEFA EURO 2016 Best Young Player of the Tournament for his part in Portugal's triumph, was only officially unveiled as a Bayern player on Saturday.

However, he was unable to take part in training on Sunday due to a thigh injury sustained in the continental final against France last month, with the club announcing he will need to rest for the next three to four weeks.