Champions League: Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben ruled out of Ajax fixture with injury

Munich: Veteran Dutch winger Arjen Robben will play no part in Bayern Munich's Champions League clash at Ajax due to an ongoing knee injury, the Bundesliga giants said on Tuesday.

 Champions League: Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben ruled out of Ajax fixture with injury

File image of Arjen Robben. Reuters

Robben, 34, has been out injured since scoring twice in a 5-1 win over group rivals Benfica last month and has yet to fully recover.

Robben, who scored Bayern's winning goal against Dortmund in the 2013 Champions League final, confirmed in Monday's edition of magazine Kicker that he will quit the Bavarian giants at the end of the season.

Bayern, who sit top of Group E on 13 points, need just a point at Amsterdam ArenA on Wednesday to qualify for the last 16 as group winners.

With a two-point deficit to Bayern, a win for Ajax would see the Dutch giants finish top of the group.

As well as Robben, injured midfielders Corentin Tolisso and James Rodriguez have also been left off Niko Kovac's matchday squad.

Updated Date: Dec 11, 2018 18:16:18 IST