Fenerbahce defender Bruno Alves recovers from injury

Fenerbahçe defender Bruno Alves has recovered from an injury set back and returned to first team training.

The Portuguese international completed the team training session held at the Can Bartu training grounds before the game against Balıkesirspor on the weekend.

Emre Belözoğlu and Mehmet Topuz were however, unable to participate in team training.

Both players underwent strength training but are unlikely to recover from their injuries in time for the Süper Lig clash.

Raul Meireles also returned to first team training after recovering from injury.

See More
Fenerbahce News
Fenerbahce set to play first game since gun attack on team bus
Neymar: ‘I support Fenerbahce because of Diego’

The Portugal international has been cleared as fit to play and is available for selection this weekend against last placed Balıkesirspor.

Fenerbahçe slipped down to third place after drawing 1-1 with Eskişehirspor last week.

The Istanbul Giants are one point behind leaders Beşiktaş and second placed Galatasaray.

Balıkesirspor are currently last in the league and expected to drop into the PTT.1 Lig next season.