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The Austria international could return to match action this week in a friendly game after recovering from an injured foot picked up in a pre-season match

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has received some encouraging team news with young wing-back David Alaba raring to go again after a lengthy spell on the sidelines due to a fractured foot.

The Austria international, 20, sustained the injury during a pre-season game against Napoli, and had to undergo surgery in order to shake off the problem.
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Alaba has recently resumed regular training action, and he's now ready to return to match action in a friendly later this week.

"I have been out of action for over 10 weeks now. I have never before been injured this long. I'm desperate to make my comeback," Alaba stated to TZ.

"I hope that Thursday's friendly will be my first game in quite a while again." 

Alaba made 30 Bundesliga appearances last term, but has yet to feature in an official game this season.

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