Neuer sustained the injury during a training session.
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The 31-year-old had only returned at the end of August after fracturing the same foot in April.He suffered the fresh injury in training Monday as Bayern prepared for Tuesday's Bundesliga match at Schalke.This is Neuer's third operation on the same foot in six months after minor surgery for a toe injury in March and then again in April after initially fracturing his foot.With Neuer out, Barcelona's Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who deputized when Germany won the Confederations Cup in July, is set to fill in for the world champions.Sven Ulreich will stand in for Neuer at Bayern until the winter break at the end of December.Neuer's Bayern and Germany teammates quickly rallied around.Bayern confirmed Neuer underwent the operation at a clinic in Tuebingen, southwest Germany, by head surgeon Ulrich Stoeckle, who has inserted a plate in his foot.
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