Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus ruled out until 2015

Marco Reus
Reus could return to training after the Bundesliga winter break

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus will be out until January after tearing ligaments in his right ankle during Saturday's 2-2 draw with Paderborn.

The 25-year-old missed Germany's World Cup win with an ankle problem and then, after starting the season, missed seven Dortmund games with a similar injury.

Reus tweeted: "I'll be back again! Thanks for all your lovely messages wishing me to get better soon."

Dortmund chairman Hans-Joachim Watzke said: "How much bad luck can you have?"

Last season's runners-up in the German Bundesliga are third from bottom with three wins from 12 league games.

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