Leverkusen’s Paulinho out of German Cup final, Europa League
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen will be without forward Paulinho for the German Cup final and the Europa League mini-tournament after he tore an anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Leverkusen says the 19-year-old Brazilian injured his knee in a training session on Tuesday. He has been scheduled for an operation in Austria on Friday and will be out for several months. Leverkusen will play Bayern Munich in the German Cup final on Saturday. The club is also in the last 16 of the Europa League.