Javier Hernandez Ruled Out For Two Weeks Due To Injury

Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez will miss Bayer Leverkusen’s first the start of the new Bundesliga season and is a major doubt for Mexico’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers after fracturing his hand.

Chicharito sustained a hand fracture.
Chicharito sustained a hand fracture.

The Mexican striker was on target at the weekend in Leverkusen’s  2-1 win against SC Hauenstein in their DFB Pokal.He has now sustained an injury to his hand however, following a fall on the stairs of his home.

The 28-year-old was set to start at Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday, but is instead now looking at up to two weeks on the sidelines.”Hernandez sustained a fracture of his right middle hand when he fell down the stairs of his home last night,” said Leverkusen in a statement on their official website. They also went on to add that the striker underwent successful surgery on Tuesday morning.

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The striker is now also likely to to miss Mexico’s CONCACAF qualifiying matches in El Salvador on September 3rd and at home to Honduras four days later.

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