MUNICH – Bayern Munich will be without Arjen Robben to Istanbul for the return in the eighth finals of the Champions League against Besiktas.
Trainer Jupp Heynckes let the 34-year-old attacker home. For Bayern, the return is in principle a formality, after the resounding victory three weeks ago in Munich (5-0).
Robben trained on Monday as Thomas Muller, Robert Lewandowski, Franck Ribéry and David Alaba to keep up with the group, but according to Bayern was their employability are not in danger. On Robben after the other four all in the selection that are in the plane to Turkey to go. The Groninger was Saturday against Hamburger SV (6-0) still in the base, and made the fourth goal. He was after an hour of us.
In the game against Besiktas had to Robben to his own disappointment to settle for a place on the bench. He might be short for rest all raids for the injured got James Rodriguez.