The official website for European football

Lell laid up for Bayern

Published: Monday 24 July 2006, 12.19CET
FC Bayern München will be without defender Christian Lell for the start of the 2006/07 season after the 21-year-old underwent surgery on a shoulder injury.

UEFA.com features

McGregor making his mark back at Celtic
  • McGregor making his mark back at Celtic
  • Atlético's Filipe Luís to fill Cole's boots at Chelsea
  • Watch and rate Mexès's overhead spectacular
  • Di Stéfano on his five European Cup wins
  • Watch Van Basten's bicycle kick
  • 'A long time coming' for St Patrick's
  • Madrid return to heroes' welcome
  • UEFA Champions League final facts and figures
  • Lisbon final's Champions League of nations
  • Unbeaten Atlético seek perfect finale
1 of 10
 
 
Published: Monday 24 July 2006, 12.19CET

Lell laid up for Bayern

FC Bayern München will be without defender Christian Lell for the start of the 2006/07 season after the 21-year-old underwent surgery on a shoulder injury.

FC Bayern München will be without defender Christian Lell for the start of the 2006/07 season after he had surgery on a shoulder injury.

Helicopter trip
The 21-year-old right-back has high hopes of establishing himself at the Bundesliga champions after playing 26 games on loan at relegated 1. FC Köln last season. He was hurt in a pre-season match at Austrian side LASK Linz and taken to hospital in Munich by helicopter. Doctors diagnosed ligament damage and the player underwent an operation this morning. Bayern begin their title defence on 11 August but Lell should at least be back in contention by the start of the UEFA Champions League group stage on 12/13 September.

Last updated: 24/07/06 13.27CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=438986.html#lell+laid+bayern

  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE words, the UEFA Champions League logo and trophy and the UEFA Champions League Final logos are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.