Thiago has returned to Bayern training after injuring knee ligaments back in March (© imago)
Thiago has returned to Bayern training after injuring knee ligaments back in March (© imago)
Bundesliga

Thiago returns to Bayern training

Munich - FC Bayern München midfielder has taken a significant step on the way to returning from injury by taking part in team training on Thursday morning.

Welcome boost

The 23-year-old Spain international

damaged knee ligaments in March

this year and had hoped to make his comeback at the start of the 2014/15 campaign, only to suffer a setback in August that delayed his return.

A

livestream

of the training session, courtesy of

FCB.tv

was shown on

bundesliga.com

, with Thiago taking part in warm-up exercises before undergoing individual running drills. It is not yet known whether he is a candidate to feature in Bayern’s squad to face SV Werder Bremen on 18 October, but the fact he is nearing full fitness will be a welcome boost for coach Pep Guardiola, who is still without fellow central midfielders Bastian Schweinsteiger and Javi Martinez.