After a resounding 3-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the Champions League yesterday, the hopes of FC Bayern and its fans came crashing down in the worst way possible: Robert Lewandowski, arguably Bayern’s best player in London last night, will be sidelined for at least four weeks with a minor fracture to his knee.
Of course, four weeks is probably optimistically speaking, as many Bayern fans will remember how long it took for Manuel Neuer to get back to full fitness after his metatarsal fracture.
Like it or not, Bayern will need to find a replacement for their star striker, and fast, as the team enters a busy stretch of the season. But how exactly do you fill a Lewandowski-shaped hole? BFW dives into the potential replacements, and their pros and cons.