Shock: End of season for Olic

Shock to the FC Bayern: Striker Ivica Olic fails expected after six months. The Croatian national team suffers from a lateral meniscus and cartilage damage and needs to be operated on in the week.

This coach Louis van Gaal is missing in addition to Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery, Mark van Bommel captain and striker Miroslav Klose, another regular player of the last successful season.

In addition, even defenders Holger Badstuber is tarnished. The Brazilian Breno, left-back Diego Contento and David Alaba available for the Champions League game with the Romanian champions CFR Cluj also not available.

OP in the U.S.
Olic had failed even to start of the season because of knee problems. After a broken nose he had recently be out again, but did on the ninth match at his former club Hamburg SV (0-0) a four-minute comeback. Munich’s 4-2 win on Friday against SC Freiburg, he was in the squad, but was not used.

Well broke his knee problems again. After consultation with club doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt, he decided now for immediate surgery in the United States when specialist Richard Steadman.

“I’m obviously disappointed. Because I had to play a World Cup, I was hoping that I would be there to pick up where I left off in the first year here. I had big plans,” said the 31-year-old, for the most 14.Mail-ending season has gone so practical.