Robben set for Bayern return

Having wrapped up their 24th Bundesliga title with four games to spare at the weekend, Bayern host Borussia Dortmund for the first of what they hope will be two more trips to Berlin this season.

The Champions League showpiece will also be held at the Olympiastadion and coach Pep Guardiola hopes to be involved in two finals there with some good news from the treatment room boosting his hopes on Monday.

Robben, who has been sidelined since the end of March, is in line for a return.

“That’s just what we need,” Guardiola said at a press conference. “He’s trained and everybody’s seen what good shape he’s in.

“If he’s fit, then he will play. He doesn’t need much time to get back into shape – he’s got a very special condition.”

Guardiola rested key players for the weekend win over Hertha Berlin in view of Tuesday night’s clash with their arch-rivals, for whom the DFB-Pokal represents their only chance of silverware this season.

Outgoing manager Jurgen Klopp is determined to end his time as Dortmund coach with a trophy but knows his side are in for a diffucult chalenge against the Bundesliga champions.

“If you want to win the cup, then you’ve got to beat Bayern whether it’s in the semis or in the final,” he said

“Bayern don’t give anything away, which is why we must have all our wits about us.”

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