Bitter diagnosis: several months forces for Rapids Leo Greiml

An MR examination confirmed on Monday the fears after the premature replacement of Leo Greiml on Sunday at the Bundesliga game in Hartberg. The 20-year-old central defender took a cruciate ligament tear together with meniscal injury in the right knee and will therefore be for several months.

Greiml will operate in Vienna in the coming days and then start with rehabilitation. The talented defender came to 20 missions for green and white in the current season and was able to achieve his first rapid gate in a mandatory game at the 3-2 away win in the PLAYOFFA Europa Europa League group phase at Sorja Luhansk.

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The failure of Leo Greiml is athletic for us, but also human a heavy loss. He is a top professional and great person and I am convinced that he returns to old strength again, says coach Dietmar Kühbauer about his protégé.

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Zoran Barisic, Managing Director Sport, supplements: The entire club with all our fans is closed at one hundred percent behind Leo. He embodies all Rapid virtues and I am completely convinced due to his attitude that he will be even better after his comeback than he It was already. I hope he will play many games for our club beyond the ongoing season!