Axel Witsel has suffered a facial injury that will keep him out until the second half of the season.
|Axel Witsel.||Photo: Borussia Dortmund|
Borussia Dortmund will be without Axel Witsel for the rest of the year, the club have announced.
The Belgian international has undergone surgery on a facial injury and will subsequently be out of action until 2020.
Witsel has made 21 appearances for Borussia Dortmund during the 2019/20 campaign so far, scoring three goals and making three assists.
Dortmund have four games left to play in 2019.