Berlin - Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss the rest of the calendar year and Borussia Dortmund's mid-season preparations after suffering a hamstring tear in BVB's 1-0 defeat to Hertha Berlin on Saturday.
The Armenian international pulled up after 35 minutes at the Olympiastadion on Saturday, clutching the back of his leg and signalling to the bench that he was unable to continue.
"He felt a tweak, which isn't good ahead of an
," said Klopp, who saw his side slump to their ninth league defeat on Matchday 15. Former BVB striker Julian Schieber scored the only goal of the game in the capital to lift Hertha above
in the Bundesliga table. Dortmund face second-placed VfL Wolfsburg at home this coming Wednesday, before travelling to struggling SV Werder Bremen on Matchday 17.
The 25-year-old himself thanked all his fans for their kind words and promised to come back stronger next year: