Algeria international Essaid Belkalem returns to training [divider]
Algeria international Essaid Belkalem has returned to training after suffering a hamstring tear Trabzonspor revealed.
The club released a statement on their official website confirming that Belkalem has returned to training.
The statement read: “Essaid Belkalem suffered a hamstring tear in the game against Fenerbahçe, he will return to training this week and hopefully make a full recovery.”
Belkalem was ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 due to an injury. Algeria went on to be eliminated in the quarter finals by eventual winners Ivory Coast.
The 25-year-old defender has three goals and one assist in all competitions for Trabzonspor this season. Belkalem joined the Black Sea Storm from Watford this summer.
The Black Sea Storm have suffered on the injury front this season, Trabzonspor head coach Ersun Yanal will be without several key first-team players on the weekend.
Trabzonspor are fourth in the Turkish Super League with 40 points from 23 games. The Black Sea Storm take on Gaziantepspor this weekend.