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Sami Khedira out for the remainder Euro 2016 with thigh injury

This is why we can't have nice things...

Germany v Italy - Quarter Final: UEFA Euro 2016 Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Yesterday during their match with the Azzurri, Sami Khedira picked up a knock and was subbed out in the 16th minute. Well the reports are in, and of course it’s a muscle injury.

He sustained a partial tear of his abductor in his left thigh. This rules him out for the rest of the tournament. Of course this is nothing new for Mr. Khedira as he’s had muscular injuries before.

The former Real Madrid man reached double digits in games missed last season with injuries. But was healthy enough to help the team win their 5th Serie A trophy. It seems the injury bug he picked up at Real Madrid decided to follow him to France. This is a blow to both him and the German side. Khedira was enjoying himself, having a very decent tournament.

If Germany advance to the final, he will be sorely missed. I don’t see him recovering enough to even be close to match fitness.

Might as well shut it down now and get him healthy.