Bayern defender Juan Bernat out weeks after ankle surgery

Bayern's Juan Bernat (Martin Meissner/AP Photo)

MUNICH — Bayern Munich defender Juan Bernat has been ruled out for several weeks after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.

Bayern says the 24-year-old Bernat suffered the injury last Saturday in a friendly game against Milan in Shanghai, and that he underwent surgery in Munich on Monday.

Bernat, who joined Bayern from Valencia in 2014, has played in 65 Bundesliga games for the side, winning the league in each of his three seasons. He has made seven appearances for Spain.

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