Leverkusen goalie Leno has surgery on right elbow


LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) -Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno will miss Wednesday's German Cup tie at Arminia Bielefeld after undergoing surgery on his right elbow.

Leverkusen says Leno needed the operation to cure long-standing pain caused by bursitis, which became worse after the side's 2-1 Bundesliga win at Bayern Munich on Sunday.

It was unclear how long the 20-year-old would remain out of action.

Joint-coach Sami Hyypia says "he's definitely out against Bielefeld. We'll see after that."

Forward Karim Bellarabi will also miss the visit to third-tier Bielefeld because of a groin injury.

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