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Forsberg is making progress after long injury lay-off

By Bulinews Team

Emil Forsberg is making progress in his recover from injury, but RB Leipzig's first Bundesliga game in 2019 against Borussia Dortmund comes too soon.

Emil Forsberg.
Emil Forsberg.Photo: RB Leipzig
After spending nearly three months on the sidelines with a groin strain, RB Leipzig star Emil Forsberg is nearing a return.

The Swedish international completed a full training session on Saturday without any problems, and after a few days of regeneration, he should be able to return to a full training schedule on Tuesday, RB Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick says.

"It's good at the moment," Rangnick told Sport.de and added:

"It would be an important step, and that would bring him much further ahead than we thought he would be a week or two ago."

However, Forsberg will definitely not take part in RB Leipzig's first Bundesliga game of 2019 against Borussia Dortmund next week.

"He has been out too long for that," Rangnick underlined.

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