Coutinho undergoes minor surgery on his right ankle

Bayern midfielder Philippe Coutinho underwent minor surgery on his right ankle on Friday and is expected to start his rehabilitation in the next two weeks. The 27-year-old Brazil international has been on a season-long loan at the Allianz Arena from Barcelona since the beginning of the season and could still be available for the rest of the Bundesliga season.

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Meanwhile, the Bundesliga is expected to restart in May with games being played without fans in the stands. However, an exact date has yet to be set and will be decided next week during a government meeting.

The Bavarian giants are leading the Bundesliga with a four points gap in their quest to win the league for the eighth consecutive time.

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