In the club’s official statement today, Tuesday (01/24/2012), stated that the 19-year-old attacking midfielder was injured in the groin.
“He will be out six to eight weeks. That means the quickest Goetze will be back for the away match against Mainz 05 in mid-March,” the statement said, as reported by Reuters.
Goetze is one of the young star is shining brightly in the Bundesliga, and begin to get an important role also in the German national team. He predicted to be a rising star in the 2012 European Cup.
Dortmund, whose status as defending champion, had encountered many obstacles in the first half of this season. But now they’ve joined Bayern Munich as the top standings, with both reaching 37 points. Last weekend Juergen Klopp’s farm team won 5-1 at home to Hamburg.