BVB midfielder Sven Bender looks set to miss the start of the
BVB midfielder Sven Bender looks set to miss the start of the
Bundesliga

Bender out for four weeks

Dortmund - Borussia Dortmund midfielder faces around four weeks on the sidelines after undergoing knee surgery on Friday.

The 25-year-old picked up the injury in Wednesday's training session, but club doctor Markus Braun says the subsequent operation was a success. BVB, who currently occupy 17th place in the Bundesliga standings, will spend the next week preparing for the second half of the season in the Spanish resort of

La Manga

.