Dortmund suffer Mkhitaryan injury blow

Borussia Dortmund's new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan is a doubt for the start of the new season after picking up an ankle injury.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

By FOX Sports Staff

Mkhitaryan completed his €27.5 million move to Dortmund a fortnight ago and made his debut in a friendly match against Basel, where he set up Marco Reus' goal in the 3-1 win.

However, Dortmund have revealed that Mkhitaryan has suffered an ankle injury and is set to be out for a month.

"Borussia Dortmund have to make do without Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the coming weeks," a club statement read.

"According to team doctor Markus Braun he will probably be unavailable for up to four weeks."

Dortmund begin their new campaign on 10 August against Augsburg.

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