Axel Witsel has suffered an unfortunate accident at home which has left him with a facial injury. He will not be available for selection for the remainder of 2019.

Following the domestic accident, the midfielder had to undergo an operation in the Oral and Facial Surgery Department of the Klinikzentrum Nord Hospital in Dortmund. The operation was a success and Axel is already back at home recuperating. We wish him a speedy recovery!