Munich - FC Bayern München winger Arjen Robben began sports rehab training at the club's Säbener Straße training complex on Tuesday.

The Dutchman has been out of action since tearing stomach muscles in last month's 2-0 home defeat to Borussia Mönchengladbach, but was able to complete cardio sessions on the bicycle ergometer and treadmill without any problems.

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Medhi Benatia (groin), Javi Martinez (groin) and Franck Ribery (ankle), meanwhile, took to the weights room, although there was no sign of Bastian Schweinsteiger, who is suffering from a virus.

Bayern take on Portuguese outfit FC Porto in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie on Wednesday night, before travelling to Sinsheim to face TSG 1899 Hoffenheim in the league three days later.