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Update: Arjen Robben Leaves Bayern Munich's Match with Abdominal Strain

The Dutchman leaves in the first half for the second time in three matches

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Bayern Munich revealed Sunday Arjen Robben has an abdominal tear. The club expects him to be out for several weeks.

As one would guess, Robben has officially opted out of the Netherlands call-up he received late last week. The Oranje are set to take on Turkey in an UEFA Euro Qualifier before a World Cup rematch against Spain in an international friendly.

Arjen Robben left Bayern Munich's match against Borussia Mönchengladbach on Sunday after 24 minutes with what appeared to be an injury. The winger then reportedly left Allianz Arena around halftime of the match.

Robben remained on the turf after M'Gladbach's Tony Jantschke fouled him early in the match. Manager Pep Guardiola brought Thomas Müller on to replace him, and Robben left the field under his own power.

His departure is the second in Bayern's last three matches in the first half. The 31-year-old left Bayern's Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk with a pinched nerve in his back.

The club has yet to report on any injury on Sunday. The Dutch international is supposed to join his teammates in the coming week to take on Turkey in the UEFA Euro qualifiers and Spain in an international friendly. Whether he suits up in orange or not will depend on the diagnosis.

Robben is Bayern's leading scorer this season, and is second only to Eintracht Frankfurt's Alexander Meier in the Bundesliga. He has dealt with injury issues each of the last three seasons, and Bayern will certainly feel his absence  once the fixture list picks up in April.

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