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Frankfurt defender Timothy Chandler to have knee surgery

STUTTGART, GERMANY - AUGUST 29: Filip Kostic (R) of Stuttgart fights for the ball with Timothy Chandler (L) of Frankfurt during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Eintracht Frankfurt at Mercedes-Benz Arena on August 29, 2015 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Bongarts/Getty Images)

STUTTGART, GERMANY - AUGUST 29: Filip Kostic (R) of Stuttgart fights for the ball with Timothy Chandler (L) of Frankfurt during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Eintracht Frankfurt at Mercedes-Benz Arena on August 29, 2015 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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Germany - Eintracht Frankfurt says United States defender Timothy Chandler will have surgery to repair his right-knee meniscus.

Chandler was injured in Saturday's 4-1 Bundesliga win in Stuttgart. The date of surgery has not been set. Chandler is expected to be out for several weeks.

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