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The Bayern winger has been sidelined for nearly three weeks, causing his omission from the Netherlands squad, and admits that he does not know when he will be playing again

Bayern Munich forward Arjen Robben concedes that he does not know how long his injury will keep him sidelined after failing to participate in a series of drills on Thursday.

The Dutchman's thigh knock has led Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal to drop the Bedum native from his latest squad, with the winger instead remaining in Germany to continue his rehabilitation.

The former Chelsea man was absent from training on Thursday, however, prompting rumours that his injury could be more severe than initially thought.

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"This is not, unfortunately, the way it should be," Robben told Bild.

"But it is difficult to tell when [I will have recovered]. We are trying everything. But it's definitely nothing too bad," the 28-year old concluded.

With Bundesliga action resuming after the international break, Robben is unlikely to be fit enough for the Bavarians' upcoming trip to Fortuna Dusseldorf on October 20.