Knee bone bruise for Alaba
David Alaba suffered a severe bone bruise in his left knee during Bayern's Supercup win over DFB Cup winners Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday evening. A scan has ruled out the possibility of ligament damage.
The joint will now be rested and handled daily by the record champions' medical team. The healing process will be looked at on a day-to-day basis to determine when Alaba will be able to return to training.
The left-back picked up the injury during the closing stages of the Supercup and had to leave the field early with the score at 4-0.