Huge boost for Bayern as Alphonso Davies returns to training after recovering from injury

Alphonso Davies Bayern Munich training 2020-21

Alphonso Davies has returned to full training with Bayern Munich after recovering from an ankle injury which hasseen him sit out most of the first half of the season.

Hansi Flick subsequently revealed that theCanada international had sustained serious ligament damage, and confirmed that the defender would be forced to undergo a rehabilitation programme which could take up to eight weeks.

The 20-year-old has missed eight matches in total over the past two months, including Bayern’s3-1 win away at Stuttgart last weekend and their 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid at Wanda Metropolitanoin the Champions League on Tuesday night.

He could, however, now come back into the squadahead of a crucial Bundesliga clash with RB Leipzig this weekend, having been involved in the club’s latest practice session.

Bayern officially welcomedDavies back into the fold via their social media accounts, writing on Instagram andTwitter: “More good news to start the day – Alphonso Davies was back in team training today!!”

Lucas Hernandezhas been filling in at left-back in the Canadian defender’s absence, but Flick now has the option to recall a man who played a key role in Bayern’s run to the treble last season, with Leipzig arrivingat Allianz Arena on Saturday.

The reigning German champions are currently sitting two points clear of Julian Nagelsmann’s side at the top of the Bundesliga standings, having recorded seven wins, one draw and one defeat from their first nine fixtures.

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