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Fantasy AnalysisThe Croatian attacking midfielder, who impressed at the World Cup, picked up the injury in this past Saturday's loss to Bayern Munich in the Telekom Cup. It's a big blow for Wolfsburg, as Perisic featured in all but one league match for the club last season, scoring 10 goals in all.
Fantasy AnalysisReus was headed to be one of the biggest signings of the summer until he suffered a devastating ankle injury in June that kept him from participating in the World Cup. He has been linked to Manchester United for quite awhile, but two other big clubs are lurking: Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
Fantasy AnalysisRibery's back appears to be back to health, while he just needs to build up his match fitness ahead of Bayern's Bundesliga opener against VfL Wolfsburg on August 22.
Fantasy AnalysisKiyotake scored seven goals and had 19 assists in 64 Bundesliga games for Nurnberg, who were relegated to 2. Bundesliga at the end of last season.
Fantasy AnalysisThiago was initially given a six-to-eight week recovery timeframe, which was obviously significantly less than what's transpired. At any event, he won't be ready for the start of the season and he has no clear timetable for return.
Fantasy AnalysisThe injury cost Reus a spot with Germany at the World Cup, while also possibly keeping him from a high-profile transfer this summer. He is expected to be out until September, although it wouldn't be surprising if he was limited for the first month.
Fantasy AnalysisHummels was part of Germany's World Cup winning side, and the transfer price tag is speculated to be near £16 million. The veteran defender would provide experience and strength in United's back line after losing Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand, and Patrice Evra this summer.
Fantasy AnalysisSubotic tore his ACL back on November 9 against Wolfsburg, but his appearance in Saturday's friendly is a great indication that he will be close to, if not back, to fitness for Dortmund's Bundesliga opener against Bayer Leverkusen on August 23.
Fantasy AnalysisThe 20-year-old was a very consistent member of the Freiburg starting XI last season, starting every game while being substituted just once all season. He was named to the Germany squad that won the World Cup and he figures to be a strong member of the Dortmund defense.
Fantasy AnalysisLahm leaves international competition on a high note, captaining Germany to a World Cup victory in Brazil. He is contracted with Bayern Munich through the 2017-18 season, and there is little reason to believe he won't see it out.