Robben still in pain over last year's injury

The former Real Madrid winger claims he needs game time to fully recover from the injury he sustained, revealing he is still in pain 'every other day' despite returning to action

Bayern Munich midfielder Arjen Robben has revealed he is still in pain over the injury which forced the Dutchman to miss most of the opening season.

The 28-year-old remains frustrated with the injury, having previously blamed manager Jupp Heynckes for interrupting his recovery, and has now confirmed he experiences discomfort.

“I am in pain almost every other day,” said Robben to Dutch TV station NOS.

“I do not wish to complain constantly, but it is true that the last injury of my career has been annoying.”

Robben talked about concerns over his fitness, and has declared he is not yet 100 per cent fit and that only game time will get rid of his pelvic injury.

“With the adrenaline [from the match] and everything - it goes well,” added the Dutchman.

“I still do not know if I’m 100% match fit. The only thing you need are games to get back into rhythm.”

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