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Niklas Süle insists he knows how to fight his way back from his long-term injury

By Rune Gjerulff

Bayern München's Niklas Süle says he knows how to fight his way back from a long injury setback.

Niklas Süle.
Niklas Süle.Photo: Rufus46, CC BY-SA 3.0

Niklas Süle has given an update on his recovery from the long-term knee injury he suffered in October.

The Bayern München defender also suffered a cruciate ligament rupture in 2014 while playing for Hoffenheim, so he knew what to expect from his recovery process.

"Unfortunately, I suffered a similar injury five years ago, so I knew what was coming and how to fight my way back," Süle told Bild and added:

"The training is very monotonous at the beginning. You can't do much because you have six weeks on crutches and have to drag yourself there for five or six hours a day.

"I think I can safely say that I'm a fighter," the centre-back said.

The 24-year-old is unlikely to play again this season.

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