Franck Ribery was delighted to be back out on the training pitch with his Bayern team-mates on Tuesday © Imago
Franck Ribery was delighted to be back out on the training pitch with his Bayern team-mates on Tuesday © Imago
Bundesliga

Bayern's Ribery in line for weekend return

Munich - FC Bayern München winger could make his first competitive start of the season against VfB Stuttgart on Matchday 3.

'Find my rhythm'

The Frenchman has been out of action since

injuring his knee

during the Bavarians'

Audi Summer Tour of the USA

, but has officially declared himself fit for Saturday's encounter at the Allianz Arena.

"I'm feeling good and I'm fit for Saturday," the 31-year-old told club website

www.fcbayern.de

after Tuesday's typically thorough workout at Bayern's Säbener Straße training headquarters. "Now I just need to find my rhythm." Ribery, who missed the 2014 FIFA World Cup owing to a persistent back complaint, was last seen in competitive action in his side's DFB Cup final win over Borussia Dortmund in Berlin on 17 May.