Joe Gyau Injury: Updates on Borussia Dortmund Star's Knee and Return

Gianni Verschueren@ReverschPassFeatured ColumnistOctober 12, 2014

United States' Joe Gyau (7) is accompanied by trainers as he walks off the field on crutches after injuring his knee during the firs thalf of an exhibition soccer match against Ecuador in East Hartford, Conn., Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Gyau sprained his left knee, according to US Soccer. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Elise Amendola/Associated Press

Updates from Thursday, Oct. 16

Joe Gyau posted a statement on Twitter about his injury status:

Updates from Monday, Oct. 13

Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated has the latest on Gyau:

Original Text

Borussia Dortmund's Joe Gyau won't play in the USA's match against Honduras on Tuesday after it was revealed the 22-year-old winger traveled to the United States with a knee injury.     

According to Yanks Abroad's Mathew Wagner, Gyau has a torn lateral meniscus and a bone bruise:

Dortmund blogger Sandra Goldschmidt believes he could miss four weeks:

Gyau was solid before exiting the USA's match against Ecuador on Friday, and with just one more international match on the schedule for 2014, the injury shouldn't impact his standing in Jurgen Klinsmann's squad too much.

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