Eintracht Frankfurt will be without Stefan Reinartz for Saturday's encounter with FC Bayern München though the influential Marco Russ and Makoto Hasebe could return.

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Reinartz, who missed the early stages of the Rückrunde following surgery, has been suffering from flu this week and is not fit to make the trip to the Allianz Arena, where the Eagles will hope to boost their survival bid and dent Bayern's title tilt.

Coach Niko Kovac hopes to have Russ fit after a thigh problem while Hasebe returned on Wednesday following a double outing as Japan captain along with Frankfurt's seven other internationals.

"I'm happy the boys got back here so quickly," said Kovac, whose side lie 17th ahead of Matchday 28. "However, I now have to really look to see what sort of shape they're in."

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