Berlin - Germany defender Jerome Boateng took part in Bayern
Munich training on Wednesday for the first time since tearing his right thigh
against France in the semi-final defeat of Euro 2016.
The centre-back managed some light running at Bayern's
Saebener Strasse training ground.
There is no date as to when he can return to full team
training having suffered the injury in Germany's 2-0 defeat to the French in
Marseille on July 7.
The club says that he will definitely miss the start of the
Bundesliga season when Bayern host Werder Bremen on August 26 at Munich's
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There was more good news for Bayern as Brazil winger Douglas
Costa took part in a 20-minute running session on Tuesday having missed the
Copa America with a leg injury.
France veteran Franck Ribery has also returned to full
training after suffering a groin injury on Bayern's pre-season tour of the USA,
while Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso is expected to return on Thursday after a
Costa, Boateng and Dutch winger Arjen Robben are all
expected to sit out Sunday's match at Borussia Dortmund for the German Super
Cup in the traditional season opener.For
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