Xherdan Shaqiri (l.) is out of Bayer's game against Arsenal after injuring his thigh
Xherdan Shaqiri (l.) is out of Bayer's game against Arsenal after injuring his thigh
Bundesliga

Shaqiri out of Arsenal game

Munich - Swiss international has been ruled out of FC Bayern München's upcoming UEFA Champions League last 16 clash at Arsenal FC after injuring a thigh in the 4-0 win over SC Freiburg.

Two games out

The 22-year-old, who had netted a brace against the Black Forest club at the Allianz Arena, had to be withdrawn just after the hour-mark and was replaced by Bastian Schweinsteiger.

The former FC Basel 1893 man has now been diagnosed with a torn muscle in his right thigh, making him unavailable for Bayern's visit to the Emirates Stadium next Wednesday, as well as the Bundesliga Matchday 22 game away at Hannover 96 a week on Sunday.

The Reds are already without Franck Ribery and Holger Badstuber for the first-leg tie against the Gunners, who are currently second in the English Premier League.