Henrikh Mkhitaryan was back in light training for Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday
Henrikh Mkhitaryan was back in light training for Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday
Bundesliga

Mkhitaryan on road to recovery

Dortmund - There was good news from Borussia Dortmund's training session on Tuesday with returning from injury to do his first few rounds with the rest of the squad.

Comeback trail

The Armenian had been out of action since injuring his right foot in the five-time champions'

2-0 defeat at 1. FSV Mainz 05

on Matchday 4.

Mkhitaryan's return, even if only light training, is a promising sign for Dortmund, who have been deprived of a number of key players due to various injuries for much of the season.

Marco Reus

is also back in training after twisting his ankle while the first sight of

Ilkay Gündogan

on the field of play in over a year appears to be approaching, with the Germany midfielder a candidate for the BVB squad for their upcoming visit to 1. FC Köln on 18 October. BVB winger

Jakub Blaszczykowski

, meanwhile, has suffered a minor setback on his road to recovery following a torn knee ligament, tearing a muscle in his right thigh. "He's can do everything without the ball, but he's going to have to be just a bit patient yet," said coach Jürgen Klopp on the club's website. Here's a Tweet from the newspaper

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shows Mkhitaryan back in action: