Update: Hard Work & Returnees
The focus is on Saturday's home match against HSV (18.30 CET) - the Eagles need to get a result in. Read up on the latest.
+++ Viva Mexico: Marco Fabian already had his comeback in Munich against Bayern last Saturday after his lengthy hip problem, he now also had his first training session with the team on Tuesday. It remains to be seen wether he will be fit to start on Saturday but Eintracht manager Niko Kovac praised his creativity and ability to steady SGE's attacking play.
+++ Viva Espana: Jesus Vallejo had been injured since the home match against FC Ingolstadt but as Fabian also returned training with the lads. He will be in the squad for Saturday.
+++ The Great: Alexander Meier is also likely to be in the squad for the match on Saturday against his former club Hamburg. He did some individual training on Monday and joined the team on Tuesday.
+++ Samurai Blue: Makoto Hasebe was rested still as for his cut he suffered during the match against Bayern. Niko Kovac confirmed though that Makoto will re-join the team on Wednesday or Thursday.
+++ Youngster: Aymen Barkok was called up to join the 21 men squad of Germany's Under-19 which will be reduced to 18 players for the three EURO qualifiers v Cyprus, Serbia and Slovakia during the international break.
+++ DFB Cup Semi Finals: The fourth team to join the cup semi finals has now been confirmed as Borussia Dortmund beat Sportfreunde Lotte 3-0 on Tuesday evening. Dortmund will face Bayern in Munich while the Eagles will travel to Mönchengladbach for the knock out matches (dates and kick-offs will be confirmed next week).