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Bayern defender Juan Bernat out weeks after ankle surgery

Borussia Dortmund v FC Bayern Muenchen - Bundesliga

DORTMUND, GERMANY - APRIL 04: Juan Bernat (R) of Muenchen is challenged by Marco Reus (L) of Dortmund during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern Muenchen at Signal Iduna Park on April 4, 2015 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images For MAN)

Sascha Steinbach

MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich defender Juan Bernat has been ruled out for several weeks after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.

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Bayern says the 24-year-old Bernat suffered the injury last Saturday in a friendly game against Milan in Shanghai, and that he underwent surgery in Munich on Monday.

Bernat, who joined Bayern from Valencia in 2014, has played in 65 Bundesliga games for the side, winning the league in each of his three seasons. He has made seven appearances for Spain.