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Injury news: Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski and Leon Goretzka continue rehab, plus updates on Douglas Costa, Marc Roca, and Corentin Tolisso

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Robert Lewandowski and Leon Goretzka are progressing in their respective rehab efforts.

FBL-GER-BUNDESLIGA-BAYERN MUNICH-TRAINING-LEWANDOWSKI Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images

Update [2:15PM EST]

Bayern Munich’s Douglas Costa has progressed to running, while Marc Roca and Corentin Tolisso have yet to hit the pitch and remain inside.

Like Robert Lewandowski, Niklas Süle is targeting a return on April 24th against Mainz 05.


Bayern Munich standouts Robert Lewandowski and Leon Goretzka hit the training pitch at Säbener Straße in an effort to continue their respective rehab efforts.

Abendzeitung reporter Maximilian Koch captured video of both Lewandowski and Goretzka as they worked out earlier today.

Lewandowski, of course, has a longer timeframe for his return as he is eyeing the April 24th match against Mainz 05 for his next appearance:

German outlet kicker provided more insight into the exact plans for Lewandowski:

The Pole will probably still miss next Tuesday’s game against Leverkusen. Then, on matchday 31 in Mainz, the 32-year-old could be there again. At least that is the plan with the world footballer, who suffered this injury on March 28th during the international match in Andorra. The next day, the medical department in Munich forecast the striker to be on the sidelines for up-to-four weeks.

Should Lewandowski return to Mainz, the period of his absence would correspond to this announced four-week break. In other words, the attacker, who still confidently leads the scorers list with 35 hits in 25 games, will then be left with a maximum of four league games for the magical 40 mark and Gerd Müller’s record.

Meanwhile, Goretzka is in a battle against the clock to get ready for Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga match against Wolfsburg this weekend.

The 26-year-old’s presence was sorely missed against Paris Saint-Germain as the star midfielder missed the entirety of Tuesday’s match and more than half of the first leg:

Lewandowski and Goretzka are just two of Bayern Munich’s injured players. Serge Gnabry due to see his quarantine formally end at the start of next week, while Niklas Süle is still working his way back. The defender is expected to miss the game against Wolfsburg.