Mönchengladbach - Borussia Mönchengladbach's Swiss international midfielder Granit Xhaka has returned to light training following an ankle injury.

'Looking forward to playing again'

The 22-year-old, who twisted his right ankle in the

goalless draw with FC Bayern München

on Matchday 9, underwent a series of exercises with Gladbach's physio on Wednesday and is hoping to be fit for the Foals' home clash with Eintracht Frankfurt a week on Saturday.

"I'm feeling very good," said Xhaka, who was left out of the Switzerland squad for

die Nati

's upcoming games against Lithuania and Poland. "I'm aiming to be involved against Frankfurt [on Matchday 12]. I'm really looking forward to playing again and can't wait to be back on the pitch with the team." Xhaka had started all nine of Gladbach's league matches before the stalemate with FC Bayern and scored his only goal of the campaign so far in the

3-0 win at Hannover 96

on Matchday 8.